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Security clearance revoked now for all eleven agents accused of soliciting prostitution at the L -- bay hotel in Colombia and after reviewing video from security cameras the Defense Department is now saying even more military personnel may have been.
Well thank you -- this morning the Secret Service investigation is expanding a short time ago Republican senator Susan Collins.
Whose homeland security committee has oversight of the Secret Service confirmed to fox that she has been briefed by the Secret Service director Mark Sullivan.
And that eleven other agents were involved twenty or 21 women.
All foreign nationals were brought to that hotel and Marines were also allegedly involved the probe is centered on this hotel in Columbia.
And it now includes more members of the military than previously reported.
As first reported by the Washington Post the Defense Department reviewed hotel security cameras videos suggesting that at least ten members of the military were involved in the incident.
Speaking to reporters the Defense Secretary yesterday was blunt.
Where there are forces are in Colombia or any other country are here in this country we expect him to abide by the highest standard.
That that's a requirement.
And foreign trips like the one in Colombia where the scandal unfolded the military's provides transportation support.
And communications and other essential services.
The service members have now been sent back to the United States also this morning the chairman of the house homeland security committee that also has oversight at the Secret Service.
Defended director Solomon.
Right now I know there's a very severe investigation going on I've -- -- -- -- -- great regard for.
And -- we know so far he acted quickly acted properly and do the right -- So the take away this morning is really two -- one is that this Secret Service investigation.
Continues to expand at a fairly dramatic rate.
And we also are getting a handle on the number of women allegedly involved somewhere in the neighborhood.
Of twenty or twenty want to I as the story continues to develop we'll bring our viewers mark -- thank you you're welcome.
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