Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino stated this week that only the family of President Joe Biden would have been able to bring cocaine into the White House. The former agent’s comments come as the Secret Service expanded its investigation into the origin of the white power discovered this week.
Bongino wrote on Twitter that there was “absolutely ZERO chance anyone other than a family member brought that cocaine inside the White House complex. No chance that would make it past the mag/security checkpoints. Family bypasses those.”
There’s absolutely ZERO chance anyone other than a family member brought that cocaine inside the White House complex. No chance that would make it past the mag/security checkpoints. Family bypasses those.
— Dan Bongino (@dbongino) July 5, 2023
Bongino, who protected Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama made the comments as many conservatives focused their attention on Biden’s son Hunter.
Hunter Biden has had high-profile and self-admitted issues with drugs. Photos allegedly from his laptop showed him smoking crack cocaine while driving in Virginia.
Another photo appeared to show him driving at more than 170 miles per hour on a trip to Las Vegas to meet with prostitutes.
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said that a press question about whether the Biden family was involved in the drug’s appearance was “incredibly irresponsible.”
“The Biden family was not here,” she said. “They were not here. They were at Camp David.”
“They were not here Friday, they were not here Saturday, they were not here Sunday. They were not even here Monday, they came back on Tuesday. So to ask that question is actually incredibly irresponsible,” the press secretary said.
The Biden family was, in fact, at the White House on Friday.
In addition, Hunter Biden joined his family after the cocaine was found on Tuesday for a July 4 fireworks display.
Separately, White House deputy press secretary Andrew Bates also sidestepped the question, saying that he could not answer due to the Hatch Act.
The Hatch Act disallows federal employees from taking part in campaign activities.
Since the question included statements about the cocaine from former President Donald Trump, Bates declined to answer.