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Back to Washington now where heated exchange over the FBI's channeling.
Of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects prior to the attack was one of the major issues there -- -- -- a call that the Russians warned us.
About the older son I have brother years ago.
And then dropped the coverage of him in that case because they said they couldn't really find anything on -- Texas congressman -- go mart.
Asking FBI director Robert Mueller why nobody looked in that investigation from the FBI at the mosque.
That the suspect had attended in Boston which was in fact co founded.
By a man who's behind bars.
For supporting terrorism -- -- -- -- change.
Your facts are not altogether.
Well or point out specific ugly -- might.
My point out specific -- served you -- com mail I argued need to point out specifically.
Whether any facts are wrong we went to the mosque.
How -- Boston.
Part two boss hired to Boston happy we were in that -- -- in the -- several months before him as part of our outreach efforts so were you aware that that was mosques were started by -- -- I've answered questions -- You didn't answer the question were you aware that were started by -- You were not.
San comfortable day for the FBI director it appears and I'm joined now by Texas congressman -- -- Republican a member of the House Judiciary Committee -- welcome good to have you here -- you know this is an issue that I think it is very important.
And and I'm curious you know sort of what you thought about.
Him saying that your that your facts were right and what's your driving at here you know what do you think we all need to take away from what happened in Boston in terms of this larger conversation about -- -- It's what some of us have been saying for very long time.
This FBI this Justice Department this administration.
That they training materials to be purged.
Because care which is -- -- that this target Court of Appeals as a front organization for the Muslim Brotherhood who -- have forced our administration to parts -- materials.
That reference any thing that might be offensive to the radical islamists who want to kill us.
And so but I've been through there.
The materials Michelle Bachmann and I have we know what's in there we know what they took out and you cannot do an adequate investigation.
Of radical Islam.
If you cannot talk about what radical Islam is what it believes.
And so -- -- -- the FBI director said I hope that your facts are right we did go to the mosque in my point was about did you go to the modest to investigate its young minutes.
Because that is exactly where they had been going in and help with the radicalization.
And so I get tired of the FBI this administration saying well look the Russian should be given us more information.
The Russians said here is that a radical islamists that is gonna kill people.
And empowered the Russians and I did this kind of information and we have an FBI that goes out is that we can't find any indication.
They didn't even know the -- Brothers were attending was started by terrorist supporter -- in prison well you know what it's shocking but we spoke.
Did Peter King about this yesterday one of the things that surprises me is that after the FBI interviewed this and I am Brothers -- the older brother.
At then decided that there was nothing there that they were concerned.
The FBI you know it ran out their time ran out on these folks and my question was.
Wouldn't you under the circumstances given the warning by the Russians be able to continue with his NSA surveillance program.
To at least keep an eye on their phone lines and wouldn't any judge on the -- the court of course approve that given the background of the intelligence that we got from Russia.
And Peter -- -- not not necessarily then -- out of ripped it.
The if -- the judge -- -- -- search warrants that would be -- far more appropriate search warrant to grant.
To continue with monitoring these that the release the older scenario of then then what I got to go after all the Verizon records this of this and this would be an affidavit that I as a judge could accept.
Given all the facts that we knew from what -- said.
And except Martha let me tell you if -- the FB and you don't even know these guys are attending a -- started by a terrorist.
Then you might not be able to put the proper facts in the affidavit to make it where would be granted it's -- -- of -- good.
It is shocking when you think about where -- energy is going here you know you look at the James Rosen -- in the amount of time and effort that went into it to -- -- -- you know.
And his -- in his emails.
And you wonder why would he merit that and a judge signed off on on that right.
Why why would a judge not sign off on calling somebody that we have been tipped off by the Russians -- and IC does not so much to say you know.
In mistakes happen in the world we all understand that but you're -- -- -- whole process.
Is where it should be that we're being as efficient as we can be to catch the next guys and I don't know that we've got that with this program do you have confidence that we do.
Absolutely do not and you everything you've said -- exactly right.
How are we gonna catch people in the future when -- country says this guy's been radicalized he's gonna kill people.
And we just kind of do a Barney -- and say well looks okay to media colleague -- one bullet in my pocket.
That this is no way to protect the country and you -- it's one of our own intelligence officers is tell me.
-- we have blinded our ability to see.
Our enemy thank goodness most Muslims love this country and they don't that there here and they don't wanna destroy it but for heaven's sake let's at least agree.
There are radical islamists that want to bring this place down.
And and this there are people being radicalized in mosques and the FBI has abandoned the program that they had.
Back after 9/11 that went on for years brought about dozens of prosecutions.
They've abandoned that they will not even go check a mosque when I found out people have been radicalized event.
As so many concerns about privacy and this and I -- Brothers privacy was not infringed upon.
At all as it turns out and that you -- to be.
A big mistake.
Congress and got to thank you very much thanks -- he explains that he had and we you're -- as well I don't -- easy thing.
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