Rep. Elijah Cummings, ranking member of the House Oversight Cmte., discusses the latest in the investigation into Secret Service officers.
Cummings said "it's a sad situation," but one their committee takes "very seriously. This is our watch."
"I have said to the director, look, it's not only important that you be excellent, but we also don't want people to even imagine, imagine that they can pierce the shield of the Secret Service. ... I know that there are a lot of folks who are perhaps looking for opportunities to do harm to the president or others that the Secret Service, you know, guard. And you never know what they think that is a moment of weakness, Candy, that's the time that they may think that they can act."
He also said the committee isn't just looking at the Secret Service: "Our committee is going to be looking at DOD. We're sending a letter to them, trying to figure out what role they played in all of this, too."
David Axelrod is the president’s top campaign strategist, and he is our guest this Sunday on State of the Union. I’ll ask him if the Secret Service scandal will distract from the President’s re-election message, and what the latest economic warning signs mean for the President’s chances in November.
We also have an exclusive interview with Florida’s Republican Senator Marco Rubio. We’ll talk about his party’s outreach to the Hispanic community and speculation that he might be Mitt Romney’s pick for Vice President.
Rep. Elijah Cummings will be here to give us the latest developments in the Secret Service prostitution scandal. He’s the ranking democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform committee, and although they’re letting the Secret Service take the lead on the investigation, they DO want answers.
It promises to be a great show. Tune in Sunday at 9AM & NOON ET.