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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)

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Former Secret Service Director W. Ralph Basham 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 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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Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Cal.), left, and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), second from left, greet Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, third from left, before 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, left, 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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Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Cal.) speaks as 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, center, 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, center, 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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President Obama returning the salute as he leaves Marine One en route to the United Nations The Washington Times from a White House image