FoxNews — Graphic allegations of “sexually charged” conduct rocking a federal agency have attracted the attention of Congress, with Republican Rep. Michael McCaul launching an investigation this week into the charges.
FoxNews.com has learned that McCaul, R-Texas, whose subcommittee oversees the Department of Homeland Security, reached out to the attorney in a recent lawsuit against DHS to begin probing the claims about conduct at Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
“The investigation I’m sure will be all-encompassing,” spokesman Mike Rosen said. “(McCaul) believes it’s kind of a culture (at DHS) that’s grown over there over — I don’t know how long — a culture that is, unfortunately … I guess in some ways it’s become an incubator for corruption, for misconduct, for waste.”
McCaul is chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Management for the Homeland Security Committee.
The investigation was spurred by the discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed earlier this year by James T. Hayes Jr., the head of the New York office for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Hayes claimed he was pushed aside from another ICE post in favor of a woman who knew Secretary Janet Napolitano from their days working together in Arizona. It claimed he was retaliated against when he complained, and that the agency assumed a “frat-house”-style atmosphere.Continue Reading on www.foxnews.com