In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson appears before the House Oversight Committee as it examines details surrounding a security breach at the White House when a man climbed over a fence, sprinted across the north lawn and dash deep into the executive mansion before finally being subdued, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pierson, a 30 year veteran of the Secret Service, resigned Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, amid intense scrutiny and revelations of several security lapses.
In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson appears before the House Oversight Committee as it examines details surrounding a security breach at the White House when a man climbed over a fence, sprinted across the north lawn and dash deep into the executive mansion before finally being subdued, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pierson, a 30 year veteran of the Secret Service, resigned Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, amid intense scrutiny and revelations of several security lapses. J. Scott Applewhite AP
In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson appears before the House Oversight Committee as it examines details surrounding a security breach at the White House when a man climbed over a fence, sprinted across the north lawn and dash deep into the executive mansion before finally being subdued, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pierson, a 30 year veteran of the Secret Service, resigned Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, amid intense scrutiny and revelations of several security lapses. J. Scott Applewhite AP

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid criticism

October 01, 2014 10:03 PM

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