The revelation that the Secret Service delved into Congressman Jason Chaffetz private information and shared it with other government agencies has many lawmakers asking pointed questions about the Secret Service and who made what decision. This is a straight news report from Roll Coll.
Here is a key part of the article, which includes a video:
A Secret Service official’s allegedly deliberate decision to embarrass Rep. Jason Chaffetz could “give pause” to other lawmakers who have applied for federal jobs, cautioned former House Judiciary Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.
The inappropriate intrusion into Privacy Act-protected information, acknowledged in a report by the agency’s inspector general, could have a chilling effect, Sensenbrenner told CQ Roll Call Thursday — and he thinks someone “should be fired over it.”
Secret Service Targeting of Chaffetz Alarms Lawmakers