New Details on Secret Service Scandal
- Duration 1:42
- Date Apr 27, 2012
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In recent days I have spoken to a lot of people who either worked for the Secret Service over the past couple years or who are closely associated with -- and what is emerging.
-- polar opposite views on one can't in one camp by here that the Secret Service is a highly ethical latency or any type of shenanigans it's frowned upon.
And that they just take great pains to protect one another from any behavior that could damage the agency or the president.
But in another camp by here that there is a culture of risky behavior that manifests itself and supervisors are away.
Listen to the security consultant who was hired former Secret Service agents and whose firm has worked closely with the Secret Service.
An ongoing thing as a normal poor the decades.
Where when someone is out of the country what it teams out of the country it is out of sight out of mind and it's almost a -- what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas mentality as applied to an overseas environment.
In regards to a series of new allegations one that agents patronized prostitutes during president Obama's trip to San Salvador in 2011.
The Secret Service has told congressional investigators that there is nothing credible to that but they continue to investigate many leads.
In regards to newer allegations of parting -- strip clubs in Moscow and and -- this heiress.
It -- Secret Service says this statement still applies.
It was issued yesterday and says the recent investigation Cartagena has generated several news stories that contain allegations by mostly unnamed sources.
Any information that is brought to our attention it can be assessed as credible will be followed up on in an appropriate manner one source tells me the farther back these rumors go.
The more difficult they are to investigate John.