Joseph Cuffari rejected staff recommendations to examine the agency’s handling of the Lafayette Square clearing and the spread of the coronavirus in its ranks.
The chief federal watchdog for the Secret Service blocked investigations proposed by career staff last year to scrutinize the agency's handling of the George Floyd protests and the spread of COVID in its ranks. Both matters involved decisions by Trump. https://t.co/4r1eUaWCNu
NEW >> Fed watchdog refused to dig into 2 @SecretService controversies directly linked to Donald Trump: ** the agency's role in the forcible clearing of protesters for a photo op outside White House * the spread of coronavirus in its ranks https://t.co/lBsVRlGXDY
This is a dereliction of duty. IGs should make these decisions based on the importance of the matter, not on whether an investigation might offend the President who appointed them. https://t.co/RYnNXu9m5W
DHS watchdog declined to pursue investigations into Secret Service during Trump administration, documents show https://t.co/Yz2Yk03Chs
DHS watchdog declined "to scrutinize the agency’s handling of the George Floyd protests in Lafayette Square and the spread of the coronavirus in its ranks....Both matters involved decisions by Trump that may have affected actions by the agency." https://t.co/ue96tnfHgS
The Trump administration's DHS inspector general blocked an investigation into the Secret Service’s handling of protests for racial justice at Lafayette Square and the spread of Covid-19 in its ranks, reports the @washingtonpost. https://t.co/EcQMkhsi5O
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