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Things are looking worse for members of the Secret Service detail caught bringing prostitutes to their Colombian hotel. Three employees "will separate or are in the process of separating from the agency" per an ominous statement from Paul Morrissey, the assistant director of the U.S. Secret Service Office of Government and Public Affairs. Morrissey uses the weird phrasing because they allowed one agent to retire, one was canned, and one resigned. All different forms of exit, but one cause: the bad and now very public decision to bring local prostitutes back to the hotel.