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Ron Kessler journalists who broke this story for the Washington Post he wrote the book on this topic quite literally.
In the president's Secret Service behind the scenes with agents -- good to see you thank you.
Thank you from your reporting did you get a sense of how widespread this sort of thing might be.
This is not widespread it is unprecedented that quoted in the post was very Fuzzy it referred to parties and drinking and yes they go to parties yes they drank.
And yes their extramarital affairs as there are throughout society but in terms of this kind of egregious.
And last behavior hire prostitutes.
It's never happen that it is a symptom of the culture.
The management which condones corner cutting and -- that's for example.
They will allow.
-- to lead people into events without putting on field magnetometer -- -- metal detectors this goes on a regular basis it's under pressure from.
White House staffer campaigns that they get irritated because there are people still outside -- -- let them and let them in and let the man has just like.
Then people into an airplane without metal detectors one of those people could be a terrorist with five grenades that's what's really shocking not.
So much what happened in Colombia -- -- that.
The worse it's that the scandal -- Secret Service history.
That this lax management did you mention including letting people live without going to magnetometer is out how new is that.
That's been going on well since department -- Homeland Security took it over in 2003.
-- -- getting worse I get it documented in the book in the presidency reservists.
I know senator Joseph Lieberman has read that book I think if he follows up -- -- is in his hearings.
Is going to be quite a.
And exposes of Secret Service management and we should probably expect a great -- testimony from Secret Service agents themselves and you point out.
That that could be a watershed moment.
-- Greg stokes when I removed agents who is a supervisors said.
That he wants to testify that means to me that he's gonna blow the whistle on -- this corner cutting slack since it led to the intrusion at these state.
Dinner by the -- he's the party crusher is it goes on all time but it's very.
Secret it's very -- and a really jeopardizes the life -- the president according to agents that I talk to him.
Ron Kessler our guests and journalists who wrote the book in the president's Secret Service behind the scenes with agents we should hear much more from them in the days ahead -- great to see you thank you.
Thanks -- all right well.
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