New: Official Statement From the Secret Service on #CocaineGate Just Makes Them Look Worse

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As RedState reported earlier, sources close to the investigation told media outlets that the Secret Service has concluded their review of circumstances and evidence surrounding the alarming cocaine discovery made at the Biden White House on July 2nd, saying in so many words that they had hit a wall, with one of the sources indicating that “the leading theory” was the one allegedly involving one of the “hundreds” of tourists/visitors who were said to have visited the West Wing that weekend.

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But a closer look at the Secret Service’s official statement is raising eyebrows – and is infuriating those who have long alleged that the Biden White House operates off of a two-tiered system of justice.

Here’s the relevant part of their statement:

Testing conducted by the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department indicated that the found powder tested preliminarily positive for the presence of cocaine. The substance and packaging were treated as evidence and sent to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center, which analyzed the item for any biothreats. Tests conducted at this facility came back negative and gave formal confirmation that the substance was not biological in nature.

The substance and packaging underwent further forensic testing. The substance was analyzed for its chemical composition. The packaging was subjected to advanced fingerprint and DNA analysis. Both of these analyses were conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s crime laboratory given their expertise in this area and independence from the investigation.

While awaiting the FBl’s results, the Secret Service investigation into how this item entered the White House continued. The investigation included a methodical review of security systems and protocols. This review included a backwards examination that spanned several days prior to the discovery of the substance and developed an index of several hundred individuals who may have accessed the area where the substance was found. The focal point of these actions developed a pool of known persons for comparison of forensic evidence gleaned from the FBI’s analysis of the substance’s packaging.

On July 12, the Secret Service received the FBI’s laboratory results, which did not develop latent fingerprints and insufficient DNA was present for investigative comparisons. Therefore, the Secret Service is not able to compare evidence against the known pool of individuals. The FBl’s evaluation of the substance also confirmed that it was cocaine.

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. 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. At this time, the Secret Service’s investigation is closed due to a lack of physical evidence.

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So, after all that – supposedly rigorous testing by both the Dept. of Homeland Security and by the FBI as well as a supposedly exhaustive review of surveillance video, visitor patterns, and the narrowing of things down to a “pool of known persons” … and yet they still couldn’t draw any firm conclusions into what happened despite the White House being probably the most secure, heavily monitored and guarded place in the United States – not to mention the extensive security protocols everyone outside of family members has to go through, as former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino noted?

Look, I know the job of the Secret Service is to protect and cover the president but in the minds of Biden’s critics, this looks more like the Secret Service is leaning in heavily on the “Secret” part of their jobs, perhaps covering up for Biden, more specifically Biden’s son Hunter Biden, who has admittedly dealt with extensive substance abuse issues including a cocaine addiction.

As Bonchie noted in his write-up, this is an insult to everyone’s intelligence. Even if it wasn’t Hunter Biden, in my opinion there’s still no way the world’s most sophisticated and high-tech intelligence agency can’t know who put this in the place it was allegedly found, a West Wing locker. That they’ve “closed” their so-called investigation into the matter only 11 days into it is a terrible look, and quite frankly smells suspiciously like a cover-up.

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