GOP Criticizes Obama for “Needless Spending” on Secret Service Personnel

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WASHINGTON — Speaker of the House John Boehner introduced a new proposal during fiscal cliff negotiations this week that cuts funding for the U.S. Secret Service, whose members are sworn to protect the life of the president with their own. “The president refuses to consider sufficient cuts to entitlement programs, even one that benefits him exclusively,” said a frustrated Boehner to reporters…