December 3, 2014
On Tuesday, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson admitted to Congress that a judge released two of four terrorists caught by Homeland Security officials earlier this year.
Johnson, who was under intense scrutiny from Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), admitted that the two terrorists made their way through the United States, before eventually settling in Canada.
“They were in deportation proceedings, and an immigration judge released two of the four…my intent was that they were deported, but two of them are in Canada seeking asylum,” Johnson said.
“I’m not sure of their exact whereabouts,” Johnson told Chaffetz, who was championing for increased border security.
Johnson later said that he doesn’t get involved in individual immigration cases, and questioned whether the state department should categorize the two men as terrorists.
According to the Washington Times, Canadian officials wouldn’t comment on the exact whereabouts…
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