Attorney General Jeff Sessions is being asked to launch an investigation into why an Iraqi terror suspect who claimed to have participated in attacks against U.S. troops as an insurgent was allowed in the country as a refugee in the run up to the November election.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) March 9, 2017
Lawmakers want to know why his arrest was “spiked” days before the election when then-candidate Donald Trump was warning about the dangers of admitting refugees without a stronger vetting process in place.
More from Fox News:
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to find out why the terror suspect’s pending arrest was allegedly spiked just over a week before the election. Trump had run on a tough-on-terror platform and had been critical of President Obama’s refugee policy.
“When [Joint Terrorism Task Force] and the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Western District of Texas sought to prosecute this refugee, the local law enforcement and prosecutors allegedly ‘met resistance’ from officials within the National Security Division’s Counter Terrorism section in Washington DC,” Committee chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said in a March 6 letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Here’s the reaction from social media users, who suggest that “Crooked Hillary” wasn’t the only crooked Democrat:
Hillary's people prevented JTTF from pursuing case against Iraqi refugee so Trump's point would not be proven https://t.co/hteOAGV8Ok
— Pistolannie (@Pistolannie31) March 8, 2017
What the….? https://t.co/PeKDzUQWxj
— Mike Gallagher (@radiotalkermike) March 9, 2017
@Cdeeman123 This is beyond sickening but, I am not surprised by anything Obama or Clinton did.
— Jeremy (@The_Smirker) March 9, 2017
@FoxNews Who in their right mind is surprised? Smdh
— Just Me 🙂 (@mrs_drt) March 9, 2017
@FoxNews Probably a voter registration worker for DNC now! Oh and yes they know who he is! They don’t care!?
— Robert Zuccaro (@robzuc1997) March 9, 2017
— jkelly (@totaljoyk) March 9, 2017
— Steve Hembree (@sihemb) March 9, 2017
— Paul A. Gutierrez (@PGutierrez630) March 9, 2017
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