Instead, Joe Kasper, chief of staff, said the Army is getting back at the congressman for the battles he has waged against a defective intelligence network system and on behalf of soldiers punished by Army Secretary John McHugh.
"I continued to work with Rep. Hunter's office to repair our dysfunctional hostage recovery efforts," he said. "He set up a meeting between my office and the FBI. The meeting appeared to be cordial, but the FBI formally complained to the Army that information I was sharing with Rep. Hunter was classified. It was not."