Report: Messages on Hunter Biden laptop appear to confirm Secret Service involvement in gun scandal

"the police the FBI the secret service came on the scene," he reportedly wrote.

Text messages allegedly retrieved from the laptop of Hunter Biden appear to confirm that the U.S. Secret Service and the FBI both had involvement in the now-unfolding scandal in which one of Biden's firearms was discovered in a Delaware trashcan. 

News reports have claimed that the Secret Service may have inserted itself into that controversy several years ago, even after Hunter Biden's protection detail from that agency had already ended at that time. 

On Friday, meanwhile, the New York Post said that text messages obtained from Biden's infamous laptop appear to confirm those claims. 

The alleged text messages shared by the Post apparently show Biden claiming that his deceased brother's wife "stole the gun out of my trunk lock box and threw it in a garbage can full to the top at Jansens [sic]. Then told me it was my problem to deal with"

“Then," the text messages claim, "when the police the FBI the secret service came on the scene she said she took it from me because she was scared I would harm myself due to my drug and alcohol problem and our volatile relationship and that she was afraid for the kids.”

The Secret Service claimed on Thursday that it "had no involvement in this alleged incident."