The problems at the Secret Service aren't new, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight committee said.

“A lot of these things existed before Obama,” Rep. Elijah Cummings said on "Face the Nation" Sunday.

“We have information that this goes all the way back to the Bush administration,” the Maryland Democrat said later, referencing the lapses in security that have happened over recent weeks.

Host Bob Schieffer said many African-Americans question whether the Secret Service's problems are due to race -- and whether those problems would exist if Obama were white. Cummings said 85 percent of blacks who have talked to him about the Secret Service's issues believe that to be true, though he doesn’t.


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