Schumer Calls For Outgoing Director Of U.S. Secret Service To Testify Before Congress On Potential Security Vulnerabilities At Mar-a-Lago And Other Counterintelligence And National Security Threats

April 8, 2019

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today released the following statement regarding the departure of U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles, calling for Alles to testify before Congress on potential security vulnerabilities at Mar-a-Lago and other counterintelligence and national security threats:

“The outgoing Secret Service director must testify before Congress as soon as possible about the potential security vulnerabilities at Mar-a-Lago involving a Chinese national arrested with malware, and other counterintelligence and national security threats. The public and Congress need to know the extent to which adversarial governments - like China - and their agents are attempting to gain access to, or conduct electronic surveillance on, conversations or other information regarding national security at President Trump’s properties.”

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