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Secret Service Wants To Build A Fake White House For Training Purposes

03/17/2015 11:43 am ET | Updated Mar 17, 2015
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Stung by breach after breach after breach after gaffe at the White House, the Secret Service is asking Congress for $8 million -- so it can build another White House.

New Director Joseph Clancy will today ask the House Appropriations Committee for $8 million to construct a detailed replica of the presidential mansion in Beltsville, Maryland, right down to the East and West wings, the outside façade, guard booths, grounds, and roads.


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