GOVEROTRAGEOUS: Secret Service ignore the records retention requirements; I wonder why?

Scrutiny of Secret Service Builds Over Lost Jan. 6 Texts

The Secret Service is being pressed about missing text messages from Jan. 5 and Jan. 6, 2021. The Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general gave the Secret Service a deadline of Tuesday to review the text messages of 24 specific employees for material relating to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot — a request that turned up only one new text conversation. The Secret Service says that the majority of the texts in question were deleted as part of a pre-planned “device-replacement program” at the agency. The deletion reportedly came after the IG had requested electronic communications records…

See coverage from The Hill, National Review, and Salo.

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Convent how the Gooferment politicians and bureaucrats don’t have to follow their own laws and regulations. 

Now tell me that their carrier (AT&T, Verizon, somebody) doesn’t have copies of those texts?

I thing their Head IT honcho should be immediately fired.