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FBI Director Seems a Bit ‘Off-Message’ on the Decision to Close Gitmo

Nancy Pelosi’s at war with the CIA; one can’t help but wonder if the FBI will be joining them on the enemies list.

Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday that he was concerned that Guantanamo Bay detainees could support terrorism and even radicalize other inmates in high-security prisons if sent to the United States.

During an appearance before the House Judiciary Committee, Mueller did not discuss specifics but said he was generally concerned about whether such individuals might provide financial support to terror networks, radicalize others, or even take part in attacks within the United States.

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The 24 Democrats

Every presidential primary ends with one winner and a lot of losers. Some might argue that one or two once-little-known candidates who overperform low expectations get to enjoy a form of moral victory. (Ben Carson and Rick Perry might be happy how the 2016 cycle ended, with both taking roles in Trump’s cabinet. ... Read More