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What did you learn today at least satisfied with -- -- you don't.
Well we're not completely satisfied that -- -- season be continued stove piping in information that -- the Boston -- didn't necessarily have all the information that the FBI had.
For instance it was a person of interest we understand that person was released after searches how we don't know where he is.
And we don't know that the police -- the authorities know where he is we don't know what his status was.
Usually -- monitor folks like that until an investigation is complete that's one thing there's another issue that -- problematic I think for Americans is this administration's failure.
To identify our enemy -- his extremist Islamist terrorism.
And this is not a Republican Democrat issue talking with senator Lieberman -- -- he was a vice presidential nominee on the Democrat ticket.
He obviously gets it that this is there's an overwhelming amount of attacks of this nature.
By that sector of of our society it's not to say that all Muslims are involved because they are not and it's unfair to characterize them that way but there is a significant portion.
Of the crimes that are being committed by extremist Islamist terrorists and we refuse this administration anyhow refuses to identify that.
And sons who said it 500 BC.
That you know us know yourself and know your enemy to be successful and if we can't identify the enemy -- we know the end.
I was like a congressman who comes on the show that quotes from the art of war.
Very -- congressman they didn't.
Do you did you learn anything today -- have you learned anything.
About exactly how strong the -- I have Brothers links.
Too radical Islam would do we know that they were radicalized by all those old self radicalized what do we know a -- That question.
While -- -- here's what.
We don't know enough and this is another problem we have we're talking about now domestic terrorism in self radicalization and so it.
-- -- and then this is homespun terrorism and and what is the definition of that really these.
You know this individual came from.
Another country came here where did -- wouldn't get radicalized because we know we left the country for a period of time but he was he you know.
One of his brother was United States -- so we really need to define that and what and that's not very clear right now -- the concern of course there is is that.
That definition what will go out -- and very broadly to include domestic terrorism like Timothy McVeigh which this is very different -- if we model that message.
I think it takes law enforcement investigative services off the mark.
Of the greatest propensity of these criminal and terrorist acts.
Are you suggesting that there was a political motivation.
In perhaps not test saying this was the result of radical islamists early enough.
Well -- I'm saying that that's a question that we need to get answered because this president and his administration.
Refuses to acknowledge what most people deem as radical.
Islam and terrorism he will he -- he -- he's he's incapable of saying those words in relation to these these acts and we want to know why.
And we want to know what the effect of the leader at the top.
His refusal to use that terminology what effect that has on law enforcement and investigative services does -- make us less successful does -- make us less less secure.
I'm congressman we also heard that about some of -- friends.
All of the younger of the sun I have Brothers.
The Joseph -- and -- -- is still alive of course.
That one of them at least had come back into the country.
On what was an expired student visa what does that say about what we're doing in terms of keeping hot -- the tight controls on immigration.
Well it says that they're not tight controls on immigration it says that what all Americans believe is that immigration is broken.
From the top to the bottom you know from from that person leaving in coming back on an expired visa to the fact that the Stanley came originally under the guise of political asylum.
Went back and visited and then oh my goodness went back and stayed there if they were still in fear of their lives and being persecuted.
How is it okay to move back once you -- you come to America become in some cases an American citizen and then of course another case attacked Americans.
Yes our system is that -- really broken and it's that this is happening at the right time we're talking about immigration reform because -- athlete must be addressed.
And you and you and the committee will keep us searching for the alms is that the American people.
This is the beginning of this this is not the end today is the beginning of this process we will -- that we have all the answers.
The American people deserve that it's our duty is -- in congress.
All right congressman Scott Perry a Republican of Pennsylvania and member of the house homeland security committee thank you very much -- dates -- Thank you Jonathan season are.
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