. Trump’s Homeland Security Watchdog Scuttled Efforts To Recover Secret Service Texts: Report « JO LEE MAGAZINE

HUFFPOST/The Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog last year suddenly scrapped plans to recover missing Secret Service text messages linked to the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection, sources have told The Washington Post.

The crucial texts were lost as the Secret Service switched to a new system and new devices.

After learning of the vanished texts, DHS Inspector General Joseph Cuffari’s office initially planned in February 2021 to contact all Homeland Security agencies, offering data specialists to help retrieve any relevant messages from their phones, according to government whistleblowers who provided reports to Congress, the Post reported.

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