UPDATED: Secretary of state’s office purchased ammo in 2017

5.56mm ammunition rounds are pictured during a training shoot onboard HMS Cornwall by the frigate's Royal Marine Boarding Team using their SA80 assault rifles.

(Updated to include new details about gun purchased by the secretary of state's office, comments from Kobach spokeswoman, FBI and the secretary of state's office employee who returned the ammunition and edits throughout)

Secretary of State Scott Schwab on Thursday revealed that the office purchased 1,000 rounds of ammunition under the leadership of his predecessor Kris Kobach.

Schwab released a statement on Thursday indicating that he asked for law enforcement assistance to find the 1,000 rounds after they vanished.

Schwab's office discovered that the ammunition was purchased in 2017 - when Kobach was still secretary of . . .


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