Secret Service Blunders Make News

A Secret Service agent was on Mitt Romney's campaign plane last week, and left a gun in the bathroom. A TV producer found it and returned it. And agents protecting Vice President Biden reported a truck rented to carry equipment for Biden's Labor Day visit to Detroit was stolen. It's been recovered.

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The Secret Service has had a busy few days. Last week, a Secret Service agent was on Mitt Romney's campaign plane and left a gun in the bathroom. A TV producer found it and returned it. Now, the agents protecting Vice President Biden have reported a theft. A truck, rented to carry equipment for Biden's Labor Day visit to Detroit, was stolen. The Secret Service says it recovered the truck, but is searching for a person of interest in the crime. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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