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Join us to explain this witness security program is former New York Homeland Security senior officer Mike -- -- Mike -- homeland security and law enforcement policy in new York and served as a state liaison to the US Department of Homeland Security how does this work.
What if it's kind of a yet confusing thing for the American public -- refusing to me pay for it they say you have terrorists in a witness protection program that's the first thing people -- there.
Have you raised their concerns.
-- the thing that it is such a and it shouldn't.
Thing here's that here's an IG's report -- this is not a it'll leak.
This is not -- came out from the press this is a report that says it's not supposed to work this way.
It -- to be able to keep -- of this felt and what we would really have here is a problem you're the witness protection program is designed to in court encourage people to cooperate.
To get their involvement think you bring successful prosecutions.
But then if you're taking someone who's a terrorist it's not -- burglary it's been hot -- of committing murder someone who has designed against attacking a nation.
Now you put them in the program and and they disappear.
How do you know how well we -- shortest of the public that all of their connections to the terrorist world have in fact been.
I am back who are at -- -- cannot be re establish what the department says that it's voluntary.
That they left it that nobody's missing and there's no danger to the public.
But we have instruments like -- no fly zone and no fly list.
We're supposed to keep track these people so that when they get on defense to commercial aircraft or -- went back and allow women to take nuclear power plants as a whole bunch of very critical infrastructure that these folks should not be going into given the fact -- the one time they were suspected.
Terrorists -- what I'm trying to figure out is.
Are we looking at a a report that was just an error.
And it's now being corrected that these people that everything was done according to rules and regulations here or.
We -- the report accurate and we lost track of a couple of people who could do was -- but I don't know how to find that.
My experts and government is that in inspector general's report is not gonna come out and just say oh it was a problem now they fixed it.
Because these reports -- vetted before there issue over and therefore there must have been a significant concern on behalf.
The inspector general's office the issue this think he doesn't know what a firestorm which it's gonna cost.
All right -- we'll stay on thank you sir thank.
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