Secret Service investigating agent who suggests she wouldn't 'take bullet' for Trump

The Secret Service is investigating a senior agent who posted on Facebook that she would not take a bullet for President Donald Trump.

The Washington Examiner first reported that the agent in question, Kerry O'Grady, posted on her Facebook wall that she "would take jail time over a bullet or an endorsement for what I believe to be disaster to this country and the strong and amazing women and minorities who reside here. Hatch Act be damned. I am with Her."

The post was uploaded before the election and the posts have been deleted since.

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The Secret Service is saying they are "aware of the postings and the agency is taking quick and appropriate action."

O'Grady posted the controversial remarks on her personal account, but a person familiar with the matter said the agency is trying to figure out if she did it while she was working.

The agent would not comment to media outlets on the phone.

Written by Jose Sepulveda

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