Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is backing up the Secret Service’s explanation for missing texts related to the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol.
- Mayorkas says at Aspen Security Forum that a computer system migration that officials say resulted in lost texts from Secret Service agents was scheduled in advance; the Secret Service is part of Department of Homeland Security
- Mayorkas pledges the agency will learn from the situation as more facts surface
- House committee is seeking texts in investigation of Capitol attack
- Read more: National Archives Demands Report on Lost Secret Service Texts