NEW: Border Patrol chief Carla Provost was a member of secret Facebook group https://interc.pt/2G8AxAs
The chief was the most senior of Border Patrol supervisors we identified in the group — others included chief patrol agents overseeing whole sectors, agents overseeing individual stations and union officials who have enjoyed direct access to the president https://theintercept.com/2019/07/12/border-patrol-chief-carla-provost-was-a-member-of-secret-facebook-group/ …
News of the chief's participation in the Facebook group comes as @aoc, @RepEscobar, @RepRashida and @RepPressley are right now testifying before @RepCummings and the House Oversight and Reform Committee about their recent border visit.
Watch here: https://www.c-span.org/video/?462505-1/house-oversight-hearing-border-child-separation-policy …
Bit more fallout from the BP FB group: at the end of today's oversight hearing, Jennifer Costello, acting DHS IG, confirmed that due to the reports that leadership knew about the group and did nothing, her office will be reviewing the matter in addition to CBP's investigation.
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