• Text messages from January 6 from top Pentagon, Army officials - deemed key witnesses in the Capitol attack - were deleted after their phones were 'wiped'

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller is one of the key Trump officials whose text messages were deleted after they left their positions. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP
    A watchdog group filed a FOIA request for Jan. 6 messages between top Pentagon and Army officials.
    But the Defense Department and Army claimed all messages were deleted after employees left the agencies.
    Some messages belonged to officials directly involved with the DoD's response to the Capitol attack.
    Text messages between several top officials in the Department of Defense and the Army were deleted shortly after...
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