Hating Secret Service agent learns fate

Toby Manning
March 21, 2017

The Secret Service has fired an agent who said she wouldn't risk her life to save President Donald Trump.

As a public servant for almost 23 years, I struggle not to violate the Hatch Act. Despite the fact that I am expected to take a bullet for both sides. O'Grady said she would rather "face jail time" than take "a bullet" for Trump. She had been on administrative leave for the last two months while the Secret Service continues to conduct an investigation into her comments. Hatch Act be damned.

This scenario is similar to former Secret Service Deputy Director Alvin "A.T".

O'Grady was eventually suspended pending an investigation after posting the statement. O'Grady was the agent in charge of the Secret Service's Denver district who coordinated with Washington for presidential trips to the area.

"It was an internal struggle for me but as soon as I put it up, I thought it was not the sentiment that I needed to share because I care very deeply about the mission", she said.

Her Facebook comments were made about a month before election and she claimed that her refusal to adequately protect Trump was based on her belief that he was a "disaster" for the country.

The agents are reportedly concerned that she will be moved to another section of the Homeland Security Department and allowed to serve there until she can retire with a pension because that is what has been done with other officials who were subject to public criticism.

Top American leaders are protected by many organizations, but the most notable and most storied is the Secret Service, an agency that as a requirement for employment elicits a pledge from its members to be willing to stand in harm's way for their primary client, the President of the United States.

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