Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
The north in Canada are pretty steamed right now what our Homeland Security Secretary General -- -- out.
She made some remarks in an interview that seemed to indicate that she thought -- 9/11 terrorist entered this country from Canada.
Now she says it was all misunderstanding she knows they didn't but there -- a push on Capitol Hill to get fired because of it Catherine Herridge is in DC for us.
Who wants her to step down Catherine.
With -- -- fired over that incident also that a right wing.
Homeland Security intelligence assessment that was -- about a week ago.
And less -- on the house floor there was a small but vocal group of conservative lawmakers among them congressman John Carter Texas who said it's time for the secretary to go.
Let's -- Mr.
-- -- that woman.
-- -- this is funny inexcusable.
To go on television say Europe -- -- -- I'm sorry you were offended by this report.
That's no apology.
That's a clear reference to report that indicated that disgruntled -- might be attracted -- -- for right wing groups.
The secretary did apologize.
For that statement.
And to be -- there was also the intelligence assessment about left wing groups.
But that didn't garner nearly the same attention change.
Our allies though the Canadians right then and how how harmful is -- -- relationship.
It's it's terrible slip up to say the least in an interview with Canadian television which focused on the Mexican and Canadian borders.
Secretary apology on it's -- that some of the 9/11 hijackers came to the US from Canada.
To the extent that terrorists have come into our country are suspect are known terrorists and -- our country.
Across the border at spin across the Canadian border your router you tell you with an eleven perpetrators.
Not just those but other says whilst.
Well subsequently and she has stated that she was she was misunderstood.
And she's attempted to declare by the comments but this has been a real sore point.
With the Canadians because those who know -- an island conspiracy understand.
-- at that time it was just as easy for the hijackers and to the US directly.
With the necessary to go through a second country like Canada consider her response really was that it was a misunderstanding.
Catherine thank you.
Filter by section