Officials say it took seconds for Omar Gonzalez to scale the White House fence, cross the grounds and enter the residence of President Obama.
Things keep getting worse for the Secret Service.
First, we learned that a disgruntled Iraq war veteran made it much further into the White House than was previously disclosed almost two weeks ago.
And now we're hearing about what's probably a worse breach three days before that.
A private security contractor - who's a convicted felon - rode in an elevator while carrying a gun with President Obama in Atlanta.
For more, we're joined by Ronald Kessler. He's a contributor for Politico Magazine and author of "The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents."