Sailor tried to access Biden medical records multiple times, Navy says

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(The Hill) - A junior Navy sailor unsuccessfully attempted to access President Biden’s medical records in February via a military medical database, the Pentagon’s top spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.

CBS News first reported that the sailor, whose name has not been released, used the Genesis Medical Health System three times Feb. 23 to search “Joseph Biden” but did not pull up the correct person. 

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was notified of the attempted breach in February, when the Navy became aware, and the White House was also notified through channels at the time, Pentagon press secretary Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder later told reporters.

“The bottom line is that they confirmed that at no time was the president's personal information compromised, and that the record that the sailor inappropriately accessed was not the electronic health record of the president of the United States,” Ryder said.

An investigation into the incident was launched by Navy Criminal Investigative Service on Feb. 26 after a co-worker of the sailor reported what had happened, Navy spokesperson Cmdr. Tim Hawkins told The Hill.

The junior enlisted sailor, who was serving in the Navy Medic...

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