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House panel on federal weaponization opens probe into leak of service members records

Just the News reported Air Force improperly released the private files of 11 service members to a Democrat-linked research firm.

Published: March 16, 2023 11:44pm

Updated: March 16, 2023 11:59pm

A special House panel investigating the weaponization of federal agencies on Thursday night opened an inquiry into the improperly leak of military service members personnel files to a Democrat Party linked research firm.

House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) wrote in a letter to Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall that the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government was seeking evidence and answers on why service members private information had been turned over to a firm paid by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that funds House Democrat candidates.

Just the News reported last month that the Air Force improperly released the private files of 11 service members to the Democrat-linked research firm in the Pentagon was investigating whether additional files were also improperly released.

“As alleged in the reporting, this is a serious breach of law and servicemember privacy,” Jordan and Stewart wrote. “To advance our oversight and to inform potential legislative reforms, we write to request information about this serious breach of our servicemembers’ personal information.”

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