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Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) questions Secret Service Director Julia Pierson as she testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) questions Secret Service Director Julia Pierson as she testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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An officers hat can be seen on the ground as officials sit behind Secret Service Director Julia Pierson as she testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, former Secret Service Director W. Ralph Basham and former Assistant Homeland Security Secretary for Infrastructure Protection Todd Keil testify in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies Sept. 30 before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill about the recent White House perimeter breach in which an armed man made it inside. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) speaks as Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, former Secret Service Director W. Ralph Basham and former Assistant Homeland Security Secretary for Infrastructure Protection Todd Keil testify in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson arrives to testify in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, right, testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, former Secret Service Director W. Ralph Basham and former Assistant Homeland Security Secretary for Infrastructure Protection Todd Keil are sworn in before they testify in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill to discuss the recent White House perimeter breach when an armed Texas man made it into the White House earlier this month, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)