Secret Service director to leave Trump administration

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WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 15: (AFP-OUT) A secret service agent stands watch as President Donald Trump travels aboard Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on May 15, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Trump was heading to Walter Reed Medical Center to visit first lady Melania Trump who is recovering following a kidney […]

U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph “Tex” Alles is expected to leave the Trump administration.

That’s according to two administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the personnel matter.

The officials say Alles’ departure stems from a personality conflict within the agency.

They said it was unrelated to the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and a recent security breach at the president’s private club in Florida.

Alles, a former Marine general, was recommended to the post by former White House chief of staff John Kelly.

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