Secret Service agent started passionate affair during Obama’s trip to Ireland
Disgraced former agent began affair after meeting Canadian woman in a Dublin night club
IrishCentral Staff Writer
Published Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 9:22 AM
Updated Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 9:33 AM
Secret Service Agent Arthur Huntington allegedly had an affair with a Canadian woman he met in Copper Face Jacks
The former Secret Service Agent at the heart of the Columbian sex scandal also seduced a woman in a Dublinbar after lying about his marital status, the New York Daily News reports.
Arthur Huntington, a married father of two picked up the woman inIrelandin May when he was assigned to protest the president, after he met her at theDublinnightclub Copper Face Jacks.
The woman, who was fromCanada, said he lied to her about being married in order to get her into bed. She described in detail how the 41-year-oldHuntingtonseduced her.
The 42-year-old Canadian who spoke to the Daily News on the condition of anonymity, said the Obama aide’s opening line was: “You’re not getting away from me tonight’ ” .
Far from being a single man, the disgraced secret service agent lived with his wife Jolie and two sons in suburbanMaryland.
The agent continued to contact the woman and they later shared a two-day affair inManhattan. It was only when details emerged about the Columbian sex scandal that she realized she has been duped.
After learning the truth the woman said: “I was screaming. . . I was in disbelief. I couldn’t sleep that night. Then I started to read stuff that he was married, living inMarylandwith his kids. You have no idea how I felt. I felt sick.”
“Why is it the President is the only one that should have morals?” she said. “The people that are protecting him should be mindful of what they are doing.”
“I feel used. He actively pursued me while he was married — and not only me. How many more others?”
She said there was an instant attraction between her and the agent at Copper Face Jacks.
She described the bar as loud and dark “We just started talking and we went downstairs,” she said.
“He’s stunning,” recalled the Canadian, “He’s a gorgeous guy. There were a whole group of them, not just him. He was the only one that stood out. He’s super fit and so am I.”
“I don’t even think the drink came yet and he said, ‘Do you have your phone? I want you to take my number.’ ” He grabbed the mobile to punch in his digits.
After the Copper’s encounter they shared a taxi and a good night kiss.
For their second rendezvous they met inNew York City, she described their two days inManhattanas “amazing”.
After meeting for dinner they returned to his room at the Marriott East Side onLexington Ave.atE. 49th St.for a night of passion.
The question of presidential security on Obama’s Irish trip will undoubtedly be raised byU.S.authorities.