Skip to comments.Trent Franks: ‘Astonishing’ that Obama Never Mentions the Muslim Brotherhood
Posted on 02/14/2013 8:28:30 AM PST by smoothsailing
February 13, 2013
(CNSNews.com) - Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) says its astonishing that President Obama never mentions the Muslim Brotherhood and its control of the Egyptian government.
He never mentions the Muslim Brotherhood. Its astonishing. If theres anything that has been a trend in this administration related to terrorism, its their unwillingness to call it for what it is, Franks told CNSNews.com immediately following Obamas State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Franks also views the Muslim Brotherhood as a threat not only to the security of Israel but to the entire world.
And the Muslim Brotherhood has gained control of the reins of government in Egypt. Its that fundamentally simple, he said. And it represents not only a threat to Israel and other nations in the region it represents a destabilizing factor and force in the whole world.
The veteran Egyptian organization, which spawned the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas in 1987, promotes the application of Islamic law (sharia).
In his State of the Union address, President Obama spoke of his support for the universal rights of individuals in Middle Eastern countries.
In the Middle East, we will stand with citizens as they demand their universal rights and support stable transitions to democracy, Obama said.
We know the process will be messy, and we cannot presume to dictate the course of change in countries like Egypt, but we can and will insist on respect for the fundamental rights of all people, he said.
Following the so-called Arab Spring, the Muslim Brotherhood won control over both parliamentary houses in Egypt during elections held in the winter of 2011-2012. In June 2012, Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Morsi was elected to the presidency.
CNSNews.com reported on Jan. 2 that 13 Egyptian men believed to be affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood were arrested in the United Arab Emirates for trying to recruit members and lecturing on bringing down Arab governments.
What else would we expect from a muslim CIC parading in sheeps clothing?
He just uses the word “folks”.
Damn shame there aren't more Trent Franks working for us.
Trent Franks used to be my Congressman too, before redistricting, and I got to know him. It doesn’t matter how Conservative you are if you don’t actually do anything. He talks a lot, but I just never saw the action behind the words. He’s not my favorite.
Closet member why would he mention it.
“astonishing” is an understatement when I go through the list of words I mutter to myself in describing Obama
He loves it and gives it special privileges. He doesn’t have to mention it.
I am not from your state, but an observation.
Note that none of the really conservatives get any bills passed except for some who have been there so long that they have some seniority.
The committee structure is such that their bills never get to the floor.
Huma’s alma mater? The US government is likely saturated with these types by now.
Will we ever be able to get our country back?
The New York Times and Washington Post don't spend a lot of ink on it either... wonder why that is?