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It's let's bring in Dan Emmitt now he's a veteran Secret Service agent was a member the Secret Service for 22 years.
And with the CIA again for another six he's also the author of the book within arm's length.
The extraordinary life and career of a special agent in the United States Secret Service sir thank you for being here thanks for your service.
I -- glad to be here how much concern over a matter like this.
Well -- it's obviously great embarrassment to the Secret Service any time.
Something like this comes up it's a great concern to the organization but.
In terms of security to the president I would say that the president was never in danger -- of the situation.
And I would say that the concerns for.
There are being intelligence concerns over this are probably a little bit overstated.
What what about this matter that they know where the president's going to have schedules and all the rest.
-- Shep you've been around the White House and you know that a lot of that information while sensitive is very it's not classified.
In fact generally the president's schedule and itinerary -- -- motorcade routes or published.
In local newspapers.
You've said this isn't a scandal but more of an embarrassment I -- it feels like a scandal to the families of those involved here.
Yeah I suppose relative ship depending on who you are in the situation but.
Embarrassment I would term and as an embarrassment a scandal I don't think it quite meet that threshold at this time.
Keep in mind that these are allegations at this point that these twelve individuals eleven individuals.
Were taken out of the situation.
Flown back to the United States where an investigation is now -- -- And I can assure you that whatever did happen the Secret Service will get to the bottom of it.
And -- veteran Secret Service agent himself in the CIA air sir thank you we appreciate it.
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