Randolph Alles to be next Secret Service director: report

Randolph Alles to be next Secret Service director: report
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The White House reportedly plans to name Randolph "Tex" Alles to be the director of the Secret Service on Tuesday, according to a Monday CNN report

Alles currently serves as acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, where he’s worked since 2012. 

Alles will take the reins from Secret Service deputy director William Callahan, who's led the protective organization since Joseph Clancy resigned earlier this year.


Alles previously served in the Marine Corps and retired as a two-star general after 35 years of military service.

The president appoints the Secret Service director and can do so without a Senate confirmation hearing. 

Earlier this month, two Secret Service officers were reportedly fired over a March 10 security breach in which a man climbed over the White House fence and remained on the grounds undiscovered for more than 15 minutes. 

Last month, the Secret Service requested an extra $60 million for its 2018 budget to protect the Trump family and cover travel costs, according to internal agency documents obtained by The Washington Post. But the Office of Management and Budget rejected that request.