NEW: Border Patrol chief Carla Provost was a member of secret Facebook group
The chief of the Border Patrol, the person who said “These posts are completely inappropriate and contrary to the honor and integrity I see” was a member of the secret Facebook group, the Intercept reports, as were several other supervisors
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The head of the Border Patrol, Carla Provost, was a member of that secret CBP Facebook group where disgusting and frequently violent xenophobic posts were commonplace. reports
At least 9 of the heads of the Border Patrol's 20 regional "sector" offices were in the Facebook group. It's not bad apples. It's endemic. It's a broken culture. It's top to bottom.
Head of Border Patrol was member of, posted in secret racist Facebook group
Utterly reprehensible that the head of Border Patrol not only knew about this anti-immigrant social media group, but was also a member who utilized it. Enough is enough. I'll say it again: DHS OIG must thoroughly investigate CBP including its supervisors.
The straight up CHIEF of Border Patrol was also a member of the racist, violent, and sexist Facebook group
The chief was the most senior of Border Patrol supervisors we identified in the group — others included chief patrol agents overseeing whole sectors, agents overseeing individual stations and union officials who have enjoyed direct access to the president
Border Patrol chief Carla Provost called secret Facebook group "completely inappropriate and contrary to the honor and integrity I see -- and expect -- from our agents." But Provost was a member of the group known as "I'm 10-15," discovered.
Catering to current and former Border Patrol agents and other CBP employees, the “I’m 10-15” group had more than 9,500 members before being exposed. As of this morning, the number was a little over 4,000.
Head of Border Patrol was a member of racist Facebook group. This matter can now only be investigated by an independent authority.
"Three months after her appointment to chief, Provost herself had posted in the group, then known as “I’m 10-15,” now archived as “America First X 2.”
Border Patrol chief Carla Provost was questioned before a House Appropriations subcommittee today. Our reporting on her membership in a secret Facebook group was a central topic. She confirmed her membership: “I didn’t think anything of it at the time.”
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#CBP leadership & management in racist Facebook group.... FIRE THEM ALL Carla Provost Matthew Hudak, of the Big Bend sector. Rodney S. Scott, of San Diego Jason D. Owens, Hector Garza, Tucson #CloseTheCamps #AbolishICE #AbolishDHS #AbolishCBP
Of course she was in the group. It’s not some anomaly, it’s agency culture.
It would be a true tragedy if someone shot Carla Provost, chief of the border patrol, in the head at any point in the near future
The border patrol chief who previously insisted she knew nothing about the secret racist Facebook group with thousands of border patrol members was, in fact, a member.