Secret Service Has 'Enormous' Power to Protect Agency During Scandal

Posted on AllSides July 22nd, 2022
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The Secret Service's deleting text messages related to the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot is the latest in a long line of controversies in which it has been embroiled in recent years, a pattern largely attributed to the erosion of the agency's leadership that experts said took a greater nosedive under the Trump administration.

Carol Leonnig, a Pulitzer-winning investigative journalist with the Washington Post and author of Zero Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Secret Service, told Newsweek that the erased messages are part of a culture that has long been tolerated within the...

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