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-- is that it is Fox News alert as scandal rocks the federal government with accusations of lewd conduct.
At a frat house style work environment within the immigration and customs enforcement agency morning everybody I'm Martha -- here in America's Newsroom.
Martha good morning I'm Gregg Jarrett in for Bill Hemmer well ice of course is the second largest investigative agency within the federal government its -- -- -- Immigration laws and securing our border.
But according to several ice employees.
Chief of staff Suzanne bar -- pictured here.
They say she behaved in anything but a professional and serious manner she is accused of making lewd comments even sexual advances.
An investigation into those claims is now under -- Peter -- he's in our Washington.
Very latest on this what ice doing about these claims so.
-- -- -- Martha they're getting ready to respond in court quote directly and strongly but in the meantime public affairs director Brian hale.
Says ice has referred these allegations did it to the DHS Office of Inspector General.
And the ice office of professional responsibility for review ms.
Barr has voluntarily placed herself on leave pending the outcome of this review.
And Suzanne bars voluntary leave comes on the heels of two brand new affidavits from unnamed employees that are connected.
To a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed a few months ago against DHS Secretary -- -- -- By James T Hayes junior who used to run ice is New York office and feels that secretary -- -- -- favors her female employees and gives them preference when it comes.
To promotions now.
One of these affidavits takes us back to Halloween 2009 when -- Barr was allegedly overheard telling us senior -- employee quote.
You -- sixty expletive before -- speculating about his manhood.
The other affidavit says that down in Columbia in 2009 a -- and Suzanne bar offered to perform oral sex at a party.
And the attorney for the man who filed the original lawsuit says the people are coming out of woodwork now because people.
What is news agencies mess cleaned up now that their shocking allegations.
-- -- read through them so what else do we know about his Anbar.
We know that she's been connected to DHS secretary Nepal title for a few years since her time as the governor of Arizona Suzanne -- -- from Phoenix.
And she worked as a staff assistant for Senator John McCain.
And -- a legislative correspondent for senator Jon Kyl both Republicans both from Arizona.
She then went to law school at Arizona State University before starting in democratic governor -- Paul Thomas office she's now in DC but again.
On voluntary leave for the time being the last to hear from both sides as telling this story Peter thank you very much --
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