The Supreme Court seems inclined to shield federal agents who are protecting government officials from claims of free speech violations, in a case that began with the arrest of a Colorado man who confronted Vice President Dick Cheney.
The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear an appeal from Secret Service agents who say they should be shielded from a lawsuit over their arrest of a Colorado man who confronted Vice President Dick Cheney.
A Colorado man can sue two Secret Service agents who arrested him after he touched former Vice President Dick Cheney on the arm in 2006 and told him his Iraq War policies were “disgusting,” a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Suspects have already stolen credit card numbers from hundreds of people in Longmont and others in at least eight states. Now the Secret Service is trying to catch them. Credit card fraud is a multi-billion dollar business.
Michelle Obama and her daughters are spending Presidents Day weekend in Colorado.