The chairman of the House  has demanded any documents that link the new chief of the U.S. Border Patrol to a secret group that has posted racist and sexist messages, as well as vulgar attacks on lawmakers.

Rep. (D-Miss.) called for records concerning Chief Rodney Scott to determine “the extent to which … in which CBP personnel engaged in racist and hateful dialogue regarding immigrants and members of Congress.” The Border Patrol is the law enforcement arm of Customs and Border Protection.

The Monday letter from Thompson followed articles by  and last summer. According to The Intercept, Scott was one of a number of CBP leaders who participated in the “I’m 10-15” Facebook group, which refers to the code for “aliens

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