Statements about Terrorism

Top U.S. intelligence officials have told "every member of Congress, including the president, we’re about to be attacked in a serious way because (of) the threat emanating from Syria and Iraq."

The United States is at "historic record highs" of individuals being apprehended on the border from countries with terrorist ties such as "Pakistan or Afghanistan or Syria."

Former President George W. Bush and former Vice President Dick Cheney are "unable to visit Europe due to outstanding warrants."

"Thousands of Westerners and Americans" are fighting with extremists in eastern Syria and Iraq. 

By 2009, "dozens of senior terrorists had been taken off the battlefield" by drones.

The five Taliban detainees being released from Guantanamo in exchange for captured Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl "are the hardest of the hard-core. These are the highest high-risk people."

Says Barack Obama broke a decades-old policy of "not negotiating with terrorists."  

"We were the last flag flying in Benghazi."

"During the George W. Bush period, there were 13 attacks on various embassies and consulates around the world. Sixty people died."

"22 Countries Invaded by the U.S. in 20 Years."

"We've seen priests beheaded by the Islamic rebels on the other side. We've also seen an Islamic rebel eating the heart of a soldier."

Chemical weapons have been used "probably 20 times" since the Persian Gulf War.

An account of attacks in Benghazi written by former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers shows that the body of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens was "dragged through the streets" and abused.

Says about NSA data collection: "Every member in both parties who served on the Intelligence Committee voted in favor of this."

"I was banned from talking about" Bill Ayers during the 2008 presidential campaign.

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court "is transparent."

"It's expressly prohibited by law that you can read and wholly surveil domestic email traffic in the United States."

Currently, the intelligence community "can collect business records on law-abiding Americans who have no connection to terrorism."

"Republicans actually doctored emails between administration officials about Benghazi. Then, they released them to the press, trying to pass them off as real."

Says that since he took office, "there have been no large-scale attacks on the United States."

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