Judicial Watch has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security after they failed to provide information about the list JW requested through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).Senator Grassley conducted a research to find out that the US Department of Homeland Security has a "Hands Off List" of terrorists and terrorist sympathizers. The senator based his research on congress emails. According to the senator, there are "good" and "bad" terrorists. The "good" ones can travel into and around the United States, Pravda.Ru reports.
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"The Obama administration's unlawful secrecy on this 'hands off' list raises concerns about terrorists being allowed into the country. Even when it comes to protecting our borders from known terrorists, the Obama administration places secrecy and politics above national security. Our nation has reached a dangerous pass," Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said.
Sen. Grassley sent a letter to Jeh Johnson requesting information about the "Hands Off List", specifically he wanted to know about a particular email that read:
"I'm puzzled how someone could be a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation trial, be an associate of [redacted], say that the US is staging car bombings in Iraq and that [it] is ok for men to beat their wives, question who was behind the 9/11 attacks, and be afforded the luxury of a visitor visa and de-watchlisted."
Allegedly, Janet Napolitano, the former head of the DHS, was personally involved in the creation of the list. She was said to be involved in removing the files. One is only left to wonder how many people there were on the list and what they were allowed to do.
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