The January 6 committee requires access to all text texts sent by Secret Service officers on January 5 and 6, 2021, Democratic California Rep. Zoe Lofgren said to Martha Raddatz on Sunday’s episode of ABC’s “This Week.”
In a portion of her interview with Lofgren that was posted on Twitter, Raddatz highlighted a Monmouth University survey that revealed few people’s opinions of the events in the Capitol on January 6, 2021, after the House select committee’s probe. “More than 55 million people have watched some part of the committee proceedings,” Lofgren told Raddatz, “But in the end, it’s an obligation to do our job that is motivating us,” Lofgren said to Raddatz.
Investigators need all of the texts sent by members of Secret Service "to get the full picture" of what occurred before and during the Capitol attack, Jan. 6 Committee member Rep. Zoe Lofgren tells @MarthaRaddatz.
— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) July 17, 2022
According to Raddatz, late Friday, the committee issued a subpoena to the Secret Service for text communications from January 5 and 6, which Lofgren purportedly thought were deleted. “The Secret Service said that was part of a planned system migration and none of the messages were pertinent to the investigation. Do you believe that’s true? ” Raddatz questioned Lofgren.
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Lofgren said that the committee was in “shock,” when they heard some of the texts had been deleted, but was told that the department said that the reports were not true, according to the clip. She noted that the committee expects all pertinent texts by Tuesday.