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Here a few things hearings on Muslim radicalization in America drawn both supporters and protesters in New York's Times Square.
Critics claim congressman king is unfairly targeting an entire religious community -- your congressman Homeland Security committee chairman Peter King joins us live.
Peter what is your goal blood for this conference for this committee hearing.
The main goal is to show the extension of radicalization within the Muslim American community how dangerous that is how serious that is.
And also how it happens and whether or not the Muslim community response to that whether or not they cooperate with the law enforcement.
I -- -- with is is that to show that this is a real threat it's a growing threat.
And it's not just me saying this the attorney general Eric Holder says he can't sleep tonight because of the growing amount of radicalization.
Among young Arab Muslim American men.
John -- Thomas -- threat level.
Is the highest it's been since September 11 that you course of this growing radicalization so I have no choice I'm going head of the hearings.
And they can -- in Times Square -- they can get always celebrities out they want.
Attacking me I'm not gonna stop.
I'm not gonna give it to -- -- records from going right.
Carson on the cover the daily news this morning the headline says fear fight.
Who -- it who's generating this buzz about these hearings.
I'm not generating fear at all I'm stating the facts what I'm -- organization attorney general is there an organization behind this.
-- -- Alia remain in the main group behind this is the committee on American Islamic relations care and the media.
Constantly -- care is if there was a Knights of Columbus so B'nai -- or the masons.
The fact is care is an unindicted co conspirator in a major terrorist funding case the FBI has not allowed to deal with -- Because of their radical connections and yet they were in the forefront of representing the Muslim community in the public -- and that's another I wanna and I know I wanna have a situation where most of -- step forward and push aside groups like yeah and so the time to moderate leadership that the overwhelming majority of good Muslim American support.
You think congressman.
That everyone would be behind you on this I mean people were after 9/11.
And -- it's become political this time around tonight have the Obama administration trying to get out ahead in front of you.
Before these hearings Thursday like it's some sort of a contest.
Let's listen to Denis McDonough yesterday at a mosque in Virginia.
We must resolve that in our determination to protect the nation we will not stigma -- or demonize entire communities because that of the actions of a few.
In the United States of America we don't practice guilt by association.
And let's remember that just as violence and extremism are not unique to any one day.
To oppose ignorance and violence rests with each of us right what do you make of that.
Well I spoke to her.
Does your daughter and -- a Friday and I've ever present conversation and -- only actually read his speech.
I agree with everything he's saying there's this broke the window dressing talk about demonizing -- -- blaming.
The -- community no -- doing that in this speech so he does say al-Qaeda is recruiting.
Muslim Americans to their cause he's saying that this is a real threat we can no longer live in denial so what I'm doing is I am taking.
The logical next step for more people like Dennis McDonough saying and I think -- the administration is doing a much better job and they get when you actually.
Take away the window dressing from that speech.
What he's saying is what I'm saying this is a real threat al-Qaeda is recruiting the United States -- coming after Muslim Americans as -- -- to all of us but yet you take all the fire -- telling what's going to be happening these hearings.
And who got to be hearing from.
-- -- three main witnesses are going to be what does that usually just who is a navy veteran he's a Muslim practicing Muslim.
He feels very strongly -- -- current Muslim leadership is not doing its job.
Then I will have the uncle and fog.
Two men who have been radicalized -- that are being murdered.
The other young man is in prison right now they -- describe how they infected children were taken from them.
One went -- Somalia.
And while he was -- -- to come home.
So they would send the money and he was murdered within a day two of that.
The other is young man from Tennessee as African American he went away to school was radicalized.
-- we had taken away from his family psychologically.
Became a Muslim convert when she Yemen came back and shot an army recruit -- -- You've got a busy week Oregon congressman Peter King joining us today from -- on Long Island we thank you -- for take a little time out of a busy busy.
Schedule exit program thank you return my phone to talk until after the -- as well congressman Peter King meanwhile their bosses --
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