Skip to comments.Sessions: DOJ Has Terror Probes Into 'Hundreds' of Refugees
Posted on 11/02/2017 1:45:42 PM PDT by gubamyster
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday the Department of Justice has active "terrorism-related investigations" into "hundreds" of refugees.
Sessions made the assertion during a national security speech in New York City, detailing President Donald Trump's agenda to keep out people like the alleged attacker who earlier this week killed eight in Manhattan.
"The Department currently has ongoing terrorism-related investigations against hundreds of people who came here as refugees," Sessions said Thursday. "The FBI and our officers do heroic work, but it is simply not reasonable to keep asking them for more and more without putting policies in place that make their jobs easier, and make us safer.
"The largest category of counterterrorism cases in the United States under investigation today are of people inspired by ISIS," Sessions said.
Sessions echoed an assertion he made earlier this year when he said "more than 300 people who came here as refugees are under FBI investigation for potential terrorism-related activities."
Sessions made another appeal Thursday on behalf of Trump's travel ban.
"The president was right to issue his executive order, the travel ban, to ensure proper vetting," Sessions said. "The countries covered by this order have failed or are unable to provide us the information necessary for proper vetting of their nationals. How do you vet people from North Korea? How do you vet people from Syria where war and violence continues?
"The president has the legal right to take this action. Congress has authorized the president to stop travel from certain countries if it would be detrimental to our interests not to," Sessions said. "That's exactly what President Trump did and he did it to keep us safe."
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and not a one into Hillary, DNC, Uranium 1 etc
The Fraudulently Bogus Investigations group within the Dept. of Jokers apparently interviewed the Sword of Allah in the past.
Lotta good that did.....
slam the door on all muslims
So you don't let them in, in the first damn place!
This is BS! We need to start deporting these people back home immediately. Start with the 23 members of the NYC psycho.
Sessions’ investigations are about as effective as Trey Gowdy’s.
Hey Jeff... are these bad guys here ILLEGALLY? If so, enforce federal immigration laws and deport them. Duh.
I suspect the number is more like thousands or tens of thousands, and not mere “hundreds”.
Too late. Millions here already in terrorist cells waiting for the ok to create terrorist activities all over the country.
We’ve got to pull this muzzie thing from arena of civil law enforcement and turn it over to the military.
No, this doesn’t fit the paradigm, the envelope of past wars, but like any intelligent enemy, islam attacks our weaknesses rather than our strengths.
No traditional army can beat us on the battlefield, so instead, they use our pathetic immigration system to infiltrate us.
This is a national emergency. Islam has declared war on the West; it is past time to respond in kind. Non-uniformed jihadis don’t deserve a cell at Club Gitmo, they deserve quick justice and a noose.
Never on Hillary corruption.
If there were not here then we would not have to pay to investigate them. And we would not have to watch some of them kill innocent people.
So, how many have been deported?
The modern FBI's record of incompetence, politicization, violence against women and children, and outright violation of the law guarantees that nothing significant will be accomplished.
Deport them. If they rise to level of a probe, deport them.
slam the door on all muslims. Forever.
I know it will not happen, and that’s why we are toast.
Our government is more concerned with the welfare of our enemies than of its citizens.
Don't bother Jeff "Asleep at the Wheel" Sessions.
Hillary could murder Trump and Sessions would RECUSE himself from the investigation.
Sessions is, so far, TRUMP'S BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT!
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