Oversight Committee Requests Bipartisan Briefing from Secret Service
Washington, D.C. (Feb. 3, 2021)—Today, senior Members of the Committee on Oversight Reform sent a bipartisan letter requesting a closed-door briefing from the United States Secret Service on how it is managing its protective security mission to defend the White House Complex, as well as the President, Vice President, former Presidents, former Vice Presidents, and their respective families.
Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Ranking Member James Comer, Subcommittee on National Security Chairman Stephen F. Lynch, and Subcommittee on National Security Ranking Member Glenn Grothman signed today’s letter.
“The Committee has a history of conducting bipartisan oversight of the Secret Service and its protective mission to secure the White House Complex and presidential residences,” the Members wrote. “It is imperative that the Secret Service provide Congress with a complete threat assessment and security briefing to ensure that your agency has the resources and authorities necessary to ensure the successful completion of its protective security mission.”
Click here to read today’s letter.