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Choose your plan ArrowRight Also, the National Archives on Tuesday sought more information on “the potential unauthorized deletion” of agency text messages.

The U.S. government’s chief record-keeper asked the Secret Service to report back to the Archives within 30 days about the deletion of any records, including describing what was purged and the circumstances of how the documentation was lost.

None is expected to shed new light on the key matters the committee is probing, including whether Trump attacked a Secret Service agent, an account a senior White House aide described to the Jan. 6 committee.

Secret Service spokesman Anthony Guglielmi has said that the agency did not maliciously delete text messages and that the Secret Service had lost some data because of a previously planned agencywide replacement of staff telephones.

The replacement began a month before the Office of Inspector General made his request, he said last week.

signaled that the subpoena could resolve the discrepancies in the accounts between the OIG and the Secret Service, which falls under DHS.

The text messages could provide the committee with more details about the actions of Secret Service agents and of the former president around the time of the attack on the Capitol. »

18 Republicans — including MTG, Matt Gaetz, and Lauren Boebert — voted against Sweden and Finland joining NATO

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Eighteen Republican lawmakers voted against the US allowing Finland and Sweden to join NATO.

Among the dissenters in the Monday vote were some of the party's furthest-right members, including Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, Matt Gaetz of Florida, and Lauren Boebert of Colorado.

A reference to lawmakers voting to "block" Sweden and Finland from joining NATO was amended to instead say they voted "against" the process. »

Russia Says It’s Losing Because Ukraine Has Experimental Mutant Troops Created in Secret Biolabs

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That claim was made Monday by two Russian lawmakers heading up a commission to investigate “biolaboratories” in Ukraine, Kommersant reported.

Testing of Ukrainian POWs’ blood, they claimed, uncovered “a range of diseases” that suggest they were secretly experimented on “for military purposes.”.

The latest iteration appears to be aimed at explaining away Russia’s military setbacks by way of mutant Ukrainian troops. »

Secret Service set to turn over ‘erased’ Jan. 6 texts

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The accusation led the House select committee to subpoena the Secret Service for the texts late Friday night, just hours after the panel met with Joseph Cuffari, the inspector general at the Department of Homeland Security.

The Secret Service last week said the accusations from Cuffari were categorically false and described the loss of data as part of a “pre-planned, three-month system migration.”.

“Particularly when it comes to the role of the Secret Service. »

Venue cancels pro-Trump tour featuring Michael Flynn and Roger Stone after a community petition warned it could attract white supremacists

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"I'd like to say that the Main Street Armory is an equal opportunity and non-political venue," Donaldson's statement read, according to Spectrum News.

Main Street Armory and organizers of the "ReAwaken America" tour did not immediately respond to Insider's requests for comment. »