Former federal prosecutor Andrew Weissmann is criticizing the Secret Service for ending its investigation of the cocaine found at the White House.
During a Thursday appearance on MSNBC, Weissmann said, “To me, the Secret Service here looks like they can’t find a dead cow in a closet. I mean this is really just not a sufficient investigation.”
“I’m, by the way, not saying that Joe Biden had a bag here, or Hunter Biden. But you should do more than just say, ‘There were no fingerprints or DNA and the evidence and we looked at surveillance logs and we didn’t see anyone leaving it there,’ which seems highly unlikely,” he continued.
Weissmann, who worked with former Special Counsel Robert Mueller during the Russia investigation, went on to suggest it is “suspicious” and “such bad law enforcement” to state there were no fingerprints or DNA connected to the cocaine.
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Even Andrew Weissmann thinks the Secret Service investigation into the cocaine at The White House was a joke: "To me, the Secret Service here looks like they can't find a dead cow in a closet. I mean this is really just not a sufficient investigation…" pic.twitter.com/9rwsjzS2Nq
— Kevin Tober (@KevinTober94) July 14, 2023
He went on, “To me, this is really one where just do more. I mean, you are handing the Republicans an issue — legitimately.”
In a statement on Thursday, the Secret Service said it was closing its investigation into the cocaine found in the White House.
The agency said laboratory results could not find fingerprints or DNA that it could compare “against the known pool of individuals.”
“Without physical evidence, the investigation will not be able to single out a person of interest from the hundreds of individuals who passed through the vestibule where the cocaine was discovered,” the statement added.
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JUST IN: Secret Service issues formal statement announcing closure of White House cocaine investigation. pic.twitter.com/Li1fjQXOPk
— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) July 13, 2023
The Secret Service noted it conducted a “methodical review of security systems and protocols.”
However, it added, “There was no surveillance video footage found that provided investigative leads or any other means for investigators to identify who may have deposited the found substance in this area.”
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