WATCH LIVE: Secret Service Director Testifies Before House Oversight Committee

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will testify before the House Oversight Committee Tuesday morning after one of the worst spells in the agency’s history.

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Last week an intruder brandishing a knife penetrated well into the White House before being stopped, the first time someone has made it so far. Meanwhile, the Washington Post reported on a 2011 incident in which a man fired seven shots at the White House, one of which shattered a window, while the Secret Service was told to stand down; the agency didn’t respond to the shooting, or even notice the broken window, for four days, and the gunman was caught only because he crashed his car several blocks away.

Watch the livestream below beginning at 10 a.m., via NBC News:

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