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President Picks Interim Leader Joseph P. Clancy as Permanent Head of Secret Service

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Joseph P. Clancy

 
By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

Joseph P. Clancy, the interim head of the Secret Service, is getting the nod from President Obama to become the permanent guy, the New York Times reports. [2]

Clancy was the former head of the president’s detail.

Some critics of agency wanted an outsider to take over. Apparently, Obama thought differently.

A 27-year veteran of the Secret Service, Clancy was appointed Special Agent in Charge of the Presidential Protective Division on February 1, 2009.  He held that post until his retirement from the Secret Service on June 30, 2011.

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