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Response to crickets (Reply #18)

Thu Jun 16, 2022, 04:27 AM

21. If he's a delegator-type manager

then he probably had an underling look at it... AND as a note - I know in my federal building, there was a group who maintained and monitored the building indoor and exterior cameras (and maintained the A/V recordings) and was responsible for other "mechanical" security functions of the building (i.e., building door/parking lot gate access cards that were programmed by them and were replaced as needed) and was probably also responsible for the magnetometers. Ours were a mix of contractors and civil service employees and expect the same was the case in the Capitol building.

I would think that although he is a LEO, someone like that is not necessarily an "expert" and given his previous positions in VA and MD before retiring and then "un-retiring" to take that job, IMHO, he wouldn't really have the length of time "in-service" in the Capitol to make a definitive determination. Congress is such a unique entity.

I know that during one of my trips down to D.C. many years ago when I was at a conference, I saw the process of getting in there and being able to actually sit in the gallery to observe the proceedings (you can't bring anything up there - they had little lockers to store personal items). You had to get a "pass" from your House member's office (for the House side) or Senate member's office (for the Senate side) and for my getting to my House member's office in one of the other buildings outside of the Capitol, I had been directed to use the tunnels, and that was a labyrinth experience in itself, including seeing the little shuttles down there that ferried members from their office buildings to the main Capitol building.

After I got to the tiny "closet-sized" office of my member (at the time Bill Gray, who I think had just been made the Majority Whip), I returned to the Capitol from the outside/street level and eventually got up to the gallery to see what was probably a "Special Orders" session of the House, where members can stand up in there and give oral remarks "for the record" and generally no one else is in there.

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LineLineLineLineLineLineLineNew Reply If he's a delegator-type manager
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