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U.S. Secret Service director Randolph Alles leaving position

U.S. Secret Service director Randolph Alles leaving position

President Donald Trump reportedly mocked outgoing Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles' looks and called him "Dumbo" because of his ears.

The directors of the United States Secret Service is leaving his position, NBC News reports.

The White House confirmed Alles' departure and said Trump has picked career Secret Service official James Murray to lead the agency.

"There is a near-systematic purge happening at the nation's second-largest national security agency", one senior administration official says.

Director of the US Secret Service Randolph Alles speaks during a press conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, on October 26, 2018. Alles reported to Nielsen.

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The source also said the decision had nothing to do with last weekend's alleged intrusion at Mar-a-Lago, which occurred a full week after Alles had been told a change was imminent. Another official reported that two more officials will leave their jobs imminently, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Francis Cissna and John Mitnick of the Office of the General Counsel. "Very happy with them", Trump said at the time. The Secret Service director reports to the Homeland Security secretary.

The Secret Service does not determine who is invited or welcome at Mar-a-Lago; this is the responsibility of the host entity.

Alles became the agency's head after a 26-year-old California man wearing a backpack managed to scale the fence along the southern side of the White House in March 2017 - the first such breach reported during Trump's presidency.