Statements about Terrorism
Says only about 250 Texans have been killed in action since 9/11.
"In barely four years in office, five jihadists have reached their targets in the United States under Barack Obama," compared to zero "in over seven years after 9/11 under George W. Bush."
Says al Qaeda has camps with the drug cartels in Mexico.
The Boston Marathon bombing "is the fifth case" in which U.S. government officials examined individuals potentially involved in terrorism "and felt they were no threat and they went on to carry out terrorist murders."
"When (John) Brennan ... was asked directly … ‘Is there any geographic limitation to your drone strike program?’ Brennan responded and said, ‘no, there is no limitation.’"
"The president is advocating a drone strike program in America."
"Throughout, we have kept Congress fully informed of our efforts" to create a legal framework on counterterrorism.
Says U.S. Senate opponent Tommy Thompson "personally made over $3 million" from a federal contract granted to his healthcare company, but left 9/11 first responders "without the care they were promised."
Says "Tammy Baldwin had the opportunity to vote to honor the victims of 9/11 and she voted against it."
Says Romney said "we should ask Pakistan for permission" to take a shot at Osama bin Laden.
Says President Obama waited two weeks to call the attack in Libya "terror."
Says the Obama administration "watered down sanctions" against Iran, delayed them and tried to stop Congress "from putting the tough sanctions in place."
"We weren't told they wanted more security " for diplomatic facilities in Libya.
Says that Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam "has made it clear by his repeated actions that he will pursue a policy that promotes the interest of Islamist (sic) and their radical ideology as long as he is governor."
The Obama administration "willfully leaked the existence of STUXNET (a computer worm used against Iran), allowing our enemies to learn more of our secrets and of our operations."
The Obama administration "leaked information, deliberately or otherwise, that led to the identification of the Pakistani doctor that helped us in achieving our goals and killing bin Laden."
"Days after the (Osama bin Laden) raid, Hollywood was invited into the White House so that they could receive a briefing" that revealed intelligence sources and methods.
"Donna Shalala left me with 12 million doses" of smallpox vaccine and "I created enough" to vaccinate "every man, woman and child against smallpox in America."
U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey gave the government the power to electronically spy on Americans without a warrant.
Says Mitt Romney's comments indicated he would not have pursued Osama bin Laden.
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