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Secret Service investigating the agent who said she wouldn’t take bullet for Trump

“I would take jail time over a bullet,” the Denver agent wrote on Facebook in October.
Secret Service agents walk alongside President Donald Trump's motorcade after his JanReuters

Like millions of others, Kerry O’Grady took to Facebook in the weeks before the election to express her support for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

But unlike her like-minded supporters,O’Grady is now being investigated by the Secret Service for her posts on the social media site, CNN reported.

O’Grady, a senior Secret Service agent based in Denver, not only broke a federal law called the Hatch Act, which bans employees of the executive branch of the U.S. government from engaging in political activity, she also said that she would not take a bullet for now-President Donald Trump.

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In the since-deleted posts that were first reported by the Washington Examiner, O’Grady wrote:

“As a public servant for nearly 23 years, I struggle not to violate the Hatch Act. So I keep quiet and skirt the median. To do otherwise can be a criminal offense for those in my position. Despite the fact that I am expected to take a bullet for both sides.

“But this world has changed and I have changed. And I 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 Secret Service said in a statement Tuesday that it is aware of O'Grady's postsand will take “quick and appropriate action. … Any allegations of misconduct are taken seriously and swiftly investigated.”

When reached by CNN, O'Gradydeclined to comment.

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