Update: On October 31 The Washington Post reported that the contractor was not actually a convicted felon, as had originally been reported and noted by TPM. Rather, his record included prior arrests. The Post's updated story can be read here.
More and more reports of Secret Service blunders keep coming out. The latest came on Tuesday afternoon: A security contractor with a gun who had three prior convictions for assault and battery was able to get on an elevator with President Barack Obama earlier in September, according to The Washington Post.
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