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Great designation of the Secret Service agents implicated in a prostitution scandal is no more.
Chief White House correspondent Ed Henry has breaking news tonight on the story raising all sorts of questions about the agency.
Tasked with protecting the president good evening and good evening Brett a senior law enforcement official confirming tonight to Fox's CBS report.
That nearly a dozen agents have lost their security clearances as investigations at the Secret Service on Capitol Hill and even at the Pentagon widened.
Eleven Secret Service agents caught with prostitutes at this hotel in court behavior Columbia.
Completely overshadowing the summit of the Americas which President Obama was hoping to use to -- American jobs created by a new trade deal with the country.
What happened here in Columbia is being investigated by.
The director of the Secret Service.
I expect that investigation to beat the world and I expected to be rigorous.
If it turns out that.
Some of the allegations that have been made in the press.
Of course -- -- -- Before the president arrived the Secret Service agents were allegedly drinking heavily and then brought several prostitutes to their hotel.
One agent got in a dispute with a prostitute over 47 dollars she caused enough of a commotion that the Colombian police arrived.
-- Fox News has learned diplomats were dragged in as well.
While officials insist the president was never in any jeopardy the man who blew the lid on the story says that's beside the point.
The standards are not being there is not an assassination and the standards should be there should never be.
A scandal like this which is the worst and the secret in the history of the Secret Service.
While it was initially reported that five members of the US military were involved in possible misconduct.
Top defense officials today revealed it may have been worse we're embarrassed by what occurred.
Columbia though we're not sure exactly what it is but what we do you know.
Is that we distracted did.
Several of our members distracted.
The issue from what was a very important regional engagement for our president.
So we let the bus down.
Republicans probing the scandal on Capitol Hill are also trying to uncover whether Secret Service agents have expose themselves and future blackmail if not the personal conduct -- not a one time event it's a question of whether or not the Secret Service has a plan to make sure they don't have anyone who's compromised.
Working for them in the future.
-- -- service director mark -- has now had two major embarrassments on his watch starting with this a lot he's crashing a state dinner a couple of years ago.
That's why author Ronald Kessler's -- and this is a pattern of abuse and the chief should go Brett.
And -- a lot in the north --
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