Was a campaign issue in Reagan's reelection
When terrorists killed more than 250 Americans in Lebanon under Ronald Reagan, "the Democrats didn’t make that a partisan issue."
No inkling of an attack
Neighbors of the San Bernardino shooters "knew that they were talking about trying to take our country and attack it."
Longest and most detailed, but hardly the only
"I am the only candidate on either side who has laid out a specific plan about what I would do to defeat ISIS."
They're all in Qatar
The five Guantanamo detainees swapped for Bowe Bergdahl are "back on the battlefield."
But he did want to arm Syrian moderates
"Marco Rubio voted against authorizing President Obama to strike Syria after Assad used chemical weapons on his own people."
Toothless, but support nonetheless
Says Bernie Sanders "voted for regime change with respect to Libya."
No evidence has emerged
ISIS is "going to people showing videos of Donald Trump insulting Islam and Muslims in order to recruit more radical jihadists."
No data backs this up
"Our larger domestic threat is from racial supremacist groups."
A flight of fancy
The 9/11 terrorists' friends, family, girlfriends in the United States "were sent back for the most part to Saudi Arabia. They knew what was going on. They went home, and they wanted to watch their boyfriends on television."
Geneva Conventions say don't target civilians
"If you are going to kill the families of terrorists, realize that there's something called the Geneva Convention we're going to have to pull out of."
Some streamlining, but no new legal powers
Regarding the USA Freedom Act, "There is nothing we are allowed to do under this bill that we could not do before."
Actually, that's the opposite of carpet bombing
Says carpet bombing means bombing "not a city, but the location of the troops," with "embedded special forces to direct the air power."
Let's go to the transcript!
"Two months ago, Donald Trump said that ISIS was not our fight."
Expert: Claim is 'completely nonsensical'
"Mike Morell testified and told Congress that the reason Obama has not bombed ISIS' oil fields is they're concerned about global warming."
Data is opaque, but Rubio seems in the ballpark
"Three or four countries" out of roughly 60 in the anti-ISIS coalition "are providing military force."
Not representative of American Muslims
Says 25 percent of U.S. Muslims "agreed that violence against Americans here in the United States is justified as a part of the global jihad."
'Thousandfold' is rhetorical flourish, but he's mostly on target
"In France, they have a (surveillance) program a thousandfold more invasive" than the United States.
Sometimes it is, sometimes it isn't
"It is already in the law that there is a requirement to screen (refugees) for religion."
Not on any government list
"The Family Research Council, according to some government agencies, is a terrorist group."
The Saudis see Iran, Yemen more threatening
"Instead of fighting ISIS, (the Saudis) have focused more on a campaign to oust Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen."
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