House Republican calls for Secret Service director resignation
April 18th, 2012
06:40 PM ET
3 years ago

House Republican calls for Secret Service director resignation

Washington (CNN) - Virginia GOP Rep. Randy Forbes on Wednesday became the first member of Congress to call for U.S. Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan to step down due to a prostitution scandal involving eleven agents that has raised questions about security at the agency.

"There are only so many strikes you get - in baseball it's three," Forbes told CNN. "I think (Sullivan's) had three. I think it's time to put somebody else in there to make sure we're getting a different culture in the Secret Service."

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  1. Andrea Jones

    So you can't blame the director because some of his agents act like whores.

    April 18, 2012 07:01 pm at 7:01 pm |
  2. Larry L

    Using her model we should fire Speaker "Boner". The House has produced nothing and even caused America's bond rating to be lowered. They've done nothing but obstruct progress with their Tea Party nonsense. We should therefore fire the Speaker of the House.

    April 18, 2012 07:29 pm at 7:29 pm |
  3. Thomas

    You don't cut your head off when there is a small infection on the foot !

    I wish Virginia GOP Rep. Randy Forbes would tell me who are the card caring Communists Mr West was talking about.

    April 18, 2012 08:23 pm at 8:23 pm |
  4. GI Joe

    What's new? The all want to dictate who what when and where to everyone.

    Typical loud-mouth republican.
    Isn't that the same Sec. Serv. guy that got that position in 1984 under RAYGUN?

    April 18, 2012 08:42 pm at 8:42 pm |
  5. Pete

    Is like ta know the other two,Mr.Forbes.Facts are needed.Like the facts Pres.Bush said of weapons of mass destruction before we invaded Iraq,the facts please.Where's the CIAs fact sheet on that,not prostitutes,but thousands of lives lost,a little different,ha Mr.Forbes.Only the facts sir,just the facts....

    April 18, 2012 09:25 pm at 9:25 pm |