Randolph Alles out as director of US Secret Service

FLEOA Foundation executive vice president Don Mihalek discusses the firing of United States Secret Service Director Randolph Alles.
1:55 | 04/08/19

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Transcript for Randolph Alles out as director of US Secret Service
On the bring in now I Don not Pollock an ABC news contributor former tops Secret Service official Isaac joins us on the phone Don thank you so much for calling in want to start with. With any reaction that you might be getting from your former colleagues inside the agency. It does seem like this was a complete shock to many people. They clearly wasn't surprised that the Secret Service into the agents and the Secret Service. Any time you probably seven sea change of the director spot. That it tends to be shocking but the other speakers or divert professional organization and at the boots on the ground to get the job done. And my my assessment is that the rank and file agents political format that out before those. The and they have really performed exemplary. Service so far this administration there have been no major issues. Hunted to speak either with security at the White House or elsewhere what were all trying to wrap our minds around what could have prompted this. God somebody with a forty year track record in government service what in your mind could have risen to the level that would've wish would have. Suggested the president to get rid of Alice. But they're great question what I think we're all trying to answer but from what we know. Is that the the administration was looking to take BHF and a new direction. And there were looking to make some changes at the top of that leadership positions within VHS. That you guys is reported good director was apparently told a couple of weeks ago. That they would be making some changes down the road. I of course. Timing why it couldn't it couldn't no worse or or be. Worked climbing one apparently this was popular and have been discussed. By the administration with these officials. And they justified to execute on it now. Our dom a Holler guy joining us on the phone former top Secret Service official ABC news contributor Don thank you so much.

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