"His relationship with Congress was entirely different than the way the FBI or other major agencies interact with Congress today," explained Mr. Kessler. "He would actually rehearse with Chairman Rooney what he would say."
"The FBI has had a great track record since 9/11 of keeping us safe. There have been no successful foreign terrorist attacks. The culture of the FBI doesn't tolerate cover-ups and excuses, which is not the way the Secret Service operates," said Ronald Kessler, author of 20 nonfiction books on the Secret Service, FBI and CIA.