• DHS watchdog knew about deleted Secret Service texts long before alerting the January 6 committee and delayed an investigation into the lost data, reports say

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    A US Secret Service agent takes position outside the White House in November 2020. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
    The DHS watchdog may have known about deleted Secret Service texts as early as last year.
    The Secret Service said the deleted text messages from around the time of the Capitol riot were due to a system migration.
    The Secret Service has provided a single text message for investigation to the January 6 committee.
    The Department of Homeland Security watchdog delayed the process of retrieving deleted Secret Service text messages and notifying Congress about them, The Washington Post...
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