"The documents [obtained by the Post] show that Metro technicians have detected malfunctions since at least July 11. Metro General Manager John B. Catoe Jr. said publicly as recently as Thursday that the agency physically inspected all 3,000 circuits and did not note any problems."
Later in the evening, Catoe, with an impish Jim Graham at his side, vigorously refuted the Post story.
If you don't want to watch the video, WTOP has a good summation.
So who do you believe?
Metro employees access to documents cut (FrederickNewsPost.com)
Recent crash failure echoes 2005 near-miss (Examiner)
Retired train operator: 'The system can let you down' (Examiner)