SHARYL ATTKISSON: Hunter Biden emails show Secret Service provided false info to Congress

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Here: The Secret Service has told Congress it doesn’t have three years of records related to its protection of Hunter Biden, the then-vice president’s son.

However, emails discovered on Hunter’s laptop, which has been in government custody for more than two years, show multiple Secret Service communications during the time he “crisscrossed the world from China to Ukraine seeking foreign business on his father’s vice presidential watch.”

Days ahead of his trip to Mexico in spring 2011, Hunter Biden got an email from a Secret Service agent coordinating his protection detail. The email, contained on a Hunter Biden laptop now in FBI custody and reviewed by Just the News, may not seem that significant at first blush. But it has significant meaning to Senate investigators.

Why? Because the Secret Service, after years of delay, told GOP Sens. Chuck Grassley, Iowa, and Ron Johnson, Wisconsin, last month the agency has been unable to locate any emails or other records showing its agents coordinating travel for Hunter Biden.

“The Secret Service worked extensively with your committees, and agreed to search parameters provided by your office as to identify communications regarding Mr. Biden’s travel,” Secret Service Director James M. Murray wrote the senators on Feb. 14.

“These search parameters did not yield communications for the years 2010, 2011, or 2013,” Murray added. In fact, Just the News found about five dozen emails between Hunter Biden and his Secret Service handlers on the FBI-seized laptop for those same years, as well as other ones in other years that Senate investigators said they had not previously seen.

“The Secret Service worked extensively with your committees, and agreed to search parameters provided by your office as to identify communications regarding Mr. Biden’s travel,” Secret Service Director James M. Murray wrote the senators on Feb. 14. “These search parameters did not yield communications for the years 2010, 2011, or 2013,” Murray added.

The two senators who have worked for years to get more details on the Secret Service’s activities as Hunter Biden crisscrossed the world from China to Ukraine seeking foreign business on his father’s vice presidential watch expressed frustration Tuesday night.

“For years, Sen. Johnson and I have been trying to get a clear picture of Hunter Biden’s communications with the Secret Service when he was under their protection,” Grassley told Just the News. “The Secret Service says they don’t have records for three years during Hunter Biden’s time as a protectee, but I have reason to believe they do.

“In fact, I suspect there was also communication between Secret Service employees and Hunter Biden even after his protection ended. The Secret Service needs to come clean, and I intend to get to the bottom of this discrepancy.”

Johnson demanded that the service “immediately produce all records responsive to our October 2020 request or explain to us why the agency did not retain records it is required by law to retain.”

Read the emails and the full article below:

https://justthenews.com/accountability/russia-and-ukraine-scandals/secret-service-says-it-doesnt-have-hunter-biden-emails