Two other US agents resigned in the Sex Scandal row
Two other Secret Service agents of the United States have resigned over the scandal of sex in Colombia, the agency confirmed.
In addition, two other officers will face administrative action after being cleared of serious misconduct, and we had security clearance revoked.
Movements following the resignation of six others have found to be involved in a night with alleged prostitutes while
working in Colombia for a pan-American summit.
President Barack Obama previously described agents as “morons”.
Speaking at a recording of a broadcast of NBC cat, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Obama said the vast majority of secret service agents perform their duties without hint of controversy.
“These guys are incredible. They protect me. They protect Michelle. They protect the girls. They protect our employees around the world, “Obama said.
“A couple of idiots should not distract from what they do. What these guys were thinking, I do not know. That is why they are not there anymore.”
“Do not hesitate”
In a statement, the U.S. Secret Service said that the latest measures meant that all 12 agents involved in the night outside in Cartagena, Colombia, had been disciplined.
“At this stage, the 12 were either erased misconduct, resigned, retired, been informed of personnel actions to permanently revoke their security clearances, or have been proposed for the permanent removal of cause , “the agency said.
“The Secret Service is committed to conduct a full, thorough and fair in this case, and will not hesitate to take appropriate action if additional information comes to light.”
And secret service men, who were in Colombia as part of an advance team preparing for the visit of Mr. Obama at the Summit of the Americas, the 12 members of the U.S. military are also under investigation.
The White House has probed the actions of his own team in Cartagena and concluded that its own staff were not involved in the night of debauchery.
Twenty women considered prostitutes were discovered with U.S. officials or troops at the Hotel Caribe on the beach after one of the men who refused to pay a previously agreed price for sex, sparking a row.