Homeland Security Inspector General John Roth testified at joint House-Senate hearing that Secret Service employees accessed restricted database 60 times looking for information on Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah - @NBCNews
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on US Secret Service report: 'I am confident that U.S. Secret Service Director Joe Clancy will take appropriate action to hold accountable those who violated any laws or the policies of this Department. I also reiterate the apology I issued in April to Chairman Chaffetz. Activities like those described in the report must not, and will not, be tolerated' - @dhsgov
Department of Homeland Security inspector general says there was 'widespread' disclosure by some of the 45 Secret Service employees who improperly accessed personal information of Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah - @ChadPergram
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, on allegations Secret Service tried to circulate sensitive information: 'It was a tactic designed to intimidate and embarrass me and frankly, it is intimidating. It's scary to think about all the possible dangers in having your personal information exposed. The work of the committee, however, will continue. I remain undeterred in conducting proper and rigorous oversight.'
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee statement on report on Secret Service incident investigation: 'Having reviewed the IG's report, we continue to believe that a major cultural overhaul is essential to restoring the Secret Service to its former stature. It is sadly revealing that the watch commander felt it would be a 'career killer' for him to administer a field sobriety test to a higher ranking agent, especially given concerns within the agency about potential retaliation for reporting misconduct. These are signs of a dysfunctional environment that must change. The Secret Service must swiftly ensure that the agents involved in the March 4 incident are held accountable for their actions. During this afternoon's hearing, we will examine the IG's report in greater detail and discuss other reform measures the Secret Service must undertake'
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