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Published April 15, 2012, 08:29 PM

President Obama responds to secret service investigation

(WDAY TV) -- President Obama took time out from the Summit of the Americas to respond to the investigation of secret service members.

(WDAY TV) -- President Obama took time out from the Summit of the Americas to respond to the investigation of secret service members.

The President is calling for a "thorough" and "rigorous" investigation of the officials tasked with his protection.

Accusations of misconduct by eleven secret service personnel and five

military service members include excessive drinking and fraternizing with

prostitutes.

The agents were in Columbia ahead of the president's trip there this weekend.

The allegations are being investigated by the Secret Service and the

military.

There are calls for a Congressional investigation.

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