Congressional investigators who requested that the committee not be called to conduct their investigation told CNN that over a period of months, a US State Department whistleblower raised several issues related to some questionable tasks by special agents for the Pompeo family.
In April, for example, an agent was asked to pick up Chinese food – without Pompeo in the car. The whistleblower said that this had caused the agents to complain that they now serve as "UberEats with Guns", which caused a stir within the department, according to several Democrat Democrat congressional aides who quoted the whistleblower.
On another occasion, the whistleblower informed the adjutant, a special diplomatic security agent was tasked with picking up the dog of the Pompeo family from a dog hairdresser.
CNN has seen a document stating that diplomatic security was requested by a person in Pompeo's office in January to pick up his adult son from Union Station in Washington and bring him home to the family.
Lon Fairchild, the special diplomatic security agent, did not dispute that the specific trips, such as the dog or takeaway, were made by agents, but said in a statement, "I was boss at no time during In my service, he or a member of his family invited me or a member of my team to act in a manner that is contrary to our professional protection obligation, the secretary 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. "
A former high-ranking A diplomatic security official told CNN that such duties would not be appropriate ̵
The US Department of State's Law Enforcement and Security Division, whose mission is to protect US diplomacy and diplomats worldwide and to ensure the integrity of US travel documents, is the diplomatic security service.
Protecting the security of the Foreign Minister is a major concern for the service, there are concerns that agents were asked to perform inappropriate tasks while assigned to Pompeo.