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Welcome back to happy hour every one we finally got to hear today from the couple allegedly crashed that White House state dinner last.
Last week -- to reach a lot appearing this morning on NBC's today show saying the past week as this story in their lives since rent.
They were not -- mannered uninvited guest.
More we were invited not -- -- and there isn't anyone and that would have the audacity or.
-- poor behavior to do that were working closely with the Secret Service and -- internal.
Investigation and expect everything they do we -- we're respecting their their time line.
And about the Secret Service the agency is still coming under fire as to exactly what could have happened.
At the White House that the couple was not on the guest list then did someone drop the ball.
Scott -- -- former Secret Service agent who served under presidents from Reagan through George W.
Bush joining us now for happy hour Scott thanks so much for joining my pleasure.
Get this clear there -- there apparently this exchange of emails that they had with the White House liaison a woman who works in the -- god.
And what what I can gather they're not -- this couple's not being forthcoming.
Altogether in -- interview or anywhere out hopefully with Secret Service they are.
But I guess they're big they're saying these these emails.
Gave them the presumption that they were in -- Everyone said.
That they were at they asked them to CBI invitation they didn't produce the invitation this morning on the news they didn't produce the emails.
They said the secret services investigated which they are.
It really doesn't matter whether or not they were on the list they got in the secret services admitted fault the main.
Emphasis on protecting the president and even though they got close they got pictures -- -- -- She -- I spent many nights in this very Alltel will -- all of those presidents and a lot of people that word.
There were -- the hotel came up and they shook hands -- -- we were close enough to be able to stop whatever might have happened.
What's got it there's no way of knowing what they may have had on a man we had terrorists -- had stuff in their show -- the question is let's just make it through the sedatives three check points going into the state dinner.
Is it possible.
That a Joseph Biden or or a White House staffer -- so Secret Service let those who window with.
Me and then they could get by.
Generally at a campaign mode that does happen but generally at the White House I would not think that that would in fact happen I think they have enough respect for.
Or credibility and what we feel should be done even when the members of the Secret Service go to the White House Christmas party they follow protocol the state security protocol that they had to get.
-- some others are saying Biden himself would have more respect for.
Is that presumably get more respect for the Secret Service and just say don't mean yes let them and what's the worst case scenario that could have happened here -- -- these people slip.
-- into his line or something what really was the threatening well I think there's couple difference.
-- number one if they don't care about dying.
The fact is they may have tried to assassinate.
One of the protect these that ruled by any means whether it was a -- for -- -- -- something they had hidden on the body that didn't.
Get to go to court in his security procedures if they didn't care about embarrassment cells with one of their kids had passed the weight evenly divided guest.
Whose son or daughter was killed in Iraq or Afghanistan -- forbid.
And they had it out for the president vice president they could have -- that -- patrol -- lets -- ship hated him and his wife anything like that -- happened so those scenarios are possible.
That's a good point Scott too because even if they went to -- That it -- X ray detector.
They could've gotten a night there off at the dinner on the dinner table and use that as the weapon against the president's state but yes state not for something.
Weird you know -- -- that may -- because there wasn't a White House social secretary liaison ticking off the guest list but even if that person wasn't there.
The Secret Service still have to hit say say OK you're on the list you're not on the list -- you're not on the list you're not I don't care what this email says.
Or when somebody else that.
Yet the -- -- knew it was the first state dinner -- staff is very efficient they were with him during the time we protected him as a candidate they're very cooperative from what I understand.
So it's not a case of of a problem would stay a -- Secret Service the Secret Service takes the ultimate blame is the -- sort of came out and said.
But your bottom line is the protection -- the president.
And we're in scenarios where we're close up -- people get fixated on the president -- hand shaking him and we have different ways of getting them.
On its wind from the president that's -- -- -- -- real happy with us appreciate Secret Service not -- -- thanks for joining -- -- -- got to get on line.
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