In his first television interview, former Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson James Schwab has opened up about why he abruptly resigned in March. But his interview with CBS News’ Jamie Yuccas on Wednesday was unexpectedly interrupted by agents identifying themselves as agents from the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General’s Office.
“They just said that they wanted to talk to me about the leak with the Oakland mayor,” Schwab said of his conversation with the agents.
Before the surprise visit, Schwab told Yuccas that both the Obama and Trump White Houses asked him to “spin” information. But he said he felt compelled to resign after the current administration told him to lie about an incident that pitted the government against Oakland’s mayor.
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