In testimony before the Senate on Tuesday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said that while DHS knew about Boston bomber suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev traveling to Russia last year, but didn’t know anything about his return or thereafter. After Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) asked Napolitano whether a spelling error had caused DHS to miss Tsarnaev’s return from Russia, Napolitano responded by stating that his departure was known by authorities in January 2012.
During her testimony on the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano declared that she, President Barack Obama and other political officials at the top of this administration have the authority to decide which laws to enforce, and which ones to ignore.
They’re supposed to be “one of the centerpieces of our counterterrorism strategy,” according to Janet Napolitano, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. In practice, not so much.
(VIDEO) In an Interview today with Stuart Varney on Fox Business Network’s Varney & Co., Judge Andrew Napolitano pointed out that Senator Rand Paul’s endorsement yesterday of the government’s using drones to kill suspected robbers is unequivocally not a change in Paul’s original position on drones. The only problem is, as the Judge pointed out, the Senator’s original position on drones was critically flawed, watered down and inadequate to begin with. Napolitano succinctly demonstrated why Paul’s 13-hour filibuster failed to go to the heart of the matter where drones are concerned.