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US House Panel Receives Secret Service Chat Messages From Jan. 6

  • Committee had been seeking texts or after-action reports
  • It’s unclear if messages include those believed to be erased
Zoe Lofgren

Zoe Lofgren

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Texts or chat messages between Secret Service personnel on the day of US Capitol assault are included in a substantial tranche of additional material recently obtained by the House committee investigating the insurrection.

“It’s a combination of a number of text messages, radio traffic, that kind of thing. Thousands of exhibits,” Representative Bennie Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat who chairs the committee, said Wednesday.