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We are 24 hours away from the first congressional hearing on the Boston.
Marathon bombings and we're learning three high profile witnesses are scheduled to testify.
This comes as some Republicans continue to raise questions regarding the administration's handling of intelligence.
All of the accused suspects joining us is Republican congressman Michael McCall of taxes he's the chairman of the house Homeland Security.
Committee -- some call thanks for being here.
If -- -- -- -- what questions do you have about the Boston bombings.
Well for food and hear from the Boston Police Commissioner about the tragic.
Events of that day the heroic actions taken that day and the manhunt that brought these teachers to justice.
But there are many questions.
In this case need to be answered particularly.
When it comes to the foreign travel the older brother.
We know went overseas to the Chechen region.
We know he met with certain individuals who is an ongoing and an FBI investigation into that.
And we want to know what happened because when he came back -- clearly radicalized.
And we looked -- -- YouTube website always jihadist.
We're not so but we also want to know.
Weather information was shared with state and locals whether the dots were connected.
You know we talk about that -- my -- been so important.
That information being shared and the -- be connected riot we're not concerned about is he these travel flags going up.
Good ths to -- about.
But yet is maybe -- BI didn't know about and why wasn't that information sure because just maybe he should have been looked at when he came back -- United States.
Well absolutely and in fact we do know that customs agents for whatever reason.
Could not access the DHS computer.
-- said that he was coming back into the country and that he was flagged and for whatever reason at the airport customs agents didn't know that.
Why do we still have that loophole why hasn't that glitch been fixed.
-- the whole.
-- these joint terrorism task forces to coordinate.
Communicate information in -- -- customs and Border Patrol agent may have that on the task forces insurer with the FBI agent I would be very.
A very concerned about that -- this guys on the radar screen.
You know because -- -- Russian intelligence lead.
He's put on the radar screen he's interviewed.
-- many travels to Russia and the FBI doesn't even know about this travel.
-- ths to part of Homeland Security does know about their travel.
But the two dots are connected and so these are visible barriers serious issues not in it got your way.
But it -- in terms of policy looking forward -- we correct this is so that American lives are not killed once again.
And you -- -- talking as you said to be Boston Police Commissioner and I believe senator Joseph Lieberman but how are you going to get answers about.
Whether the dots were connected they only know their piece of the puzzle.
Bob -- enough on the from the commissioner in Boston Police.
What he did.
About these two individuals workload of the joint terrorism task -- -- that information with have.
Both before and after and we have us -- letters to both the FBI the department Homeland Security.
And it -- DN I ask you -- for information and records pertaining to this.
Investigation we are an oversight committee with investigative authority and subpoena power and so we -- we tend to be very aggressive and our oversight.
Before -- let you go what do you wish the FBI had done when the older brother -- had comeback what could they have done besides just in interviewing him which they did.
-- -- -- I've worked with the FBI has -- federal prosecutor I have tremendous respect.
But you know when he came back if you just look that is -- side.
You would know -- -- -- a different individual coming back he made.
Be -- clear and present danger to to the United States and in fact.
Nine months later -- heard perpetrate its the largest attack since 9/11 and I wish wish something could have been done so do we.
Law congress and Michael McCall we hope you get some answers tomorrow we'll be watching thank you.
Thank you listen Miller.
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