Secret service agent David Cho reportedly leaves for Wall Street firm

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The head of President Joe Biden’s security detail is reportedly leaving the Secret Service for a job at a Wall Street firm.

It’s not clear which New York investment firm has hired David Cho, who’s been with the Secret Service for more than 25 years, according to Bloomberg, which cited people familiar with the matter.

It’s not clear exactly what his role will be either, the report said.

Cho is the first Korean American to become special agent in charge of the service’s Presidential Protective Division, Bloomberg reported.

In 2019, Cho received the Department of Homeland Security’s Exceptional Service Gold Medal for negotiating with North Korean leaders ahead of then-President Donald Trump’s visit to the hermit state. 

Cho also served as leader of the presidential detail for Trump.

In 2019, Cho received the Department of Homeland Security's Exceptional Service Gold Medal for negotiating with North Korean leaders ahead of then-President Donald Trump’s visit.
In 2019, Cho received the Exceptional Service Gold Medal for negotiating with North Korean leaders ahead of then-President Donald Trump’s visit.
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David Cho (right) watches as President Joe Biden gives a woman a hug as he leaves St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church.
David Cho watches as President Biden gives a woman a hug as he leaves St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church.
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Representatives for the Secret Service did not immediately return The Post’s request for comment.

Cho declined to comment to Bloomberg.

The news immediately sparked speculation on social media that the Wall Street firm will use Cho’s prior access to White House conversations to trade on non-public information.

Secret Service Agent Cho walks closely behind President Biden.
Secret Service Agent Cho walks closely behind President Biden.
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“Tell me you insider trade without telling me you insider trade,” quipped Hedgeye, a Stamford, Connecticut-based financial research firm.

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