Excerpted from NY POST: The two high-ranking Secret Service members who drunkenly crashed a government car into a barricade outside the White House interrupted a bomb investigation — and might have even cruised over the suspicious package being probed, according to a report Thursday.
At about 10:25 p.m. March 4, a Pennsylvania woman made a bomb threat near the southwest entrance of the White House.
“I’m holding a [expletive] bomb,” she told a Secret Service agent, as she cradled a package shrouded in a green shirt.
She left the supposed explosive on the ground and climbed back in her car, but an agent ordered her to get out, an official told the Washington Post. Instead, she put the car in reverse and hit the agent with the car door as she accelerated.
The agent stuck his hand inside and switched the car into park — but she shifted it back and drove forward, hitting him again, then sped off as soon as he darted out of her way.Police put tape around the crime scene and an explosives team arrived to investigate the bomb threat.
Just before 11 p.m., the two agents, Mark Connolly and George Ogilvie, who had spent the night drinking at a retirement party for departing agency spokesman Edwin Donovan, wreaked havoc with their boozy driving. Keep Reading