DHS Has Found No Evidence That Clinton Aide Has Muslim Brotherhood Ties

During a hearing Wednesday with the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) asked Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano if DHS had discovered any links between a high-ranking official in the State Department and the Muslim Brotherhood.

The question was a nod to a letter authored by Rep. Michele Bachmann and signed by five House Republicans that was sent to the State Department.

The Representatives questioned whether Secretary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff Huma Abedin or any other government officials have ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Secretary Napolitano answered Jackson Lee with a resounding no. To further emphasize her point, Jackson Lee asked her question a second time.

“We have looked into this,” Napolitano said. “The FBI has looked into this. We have found … no credible evidence that such activity is going on.”

The letter resulted in bipartisan criticism, with House Speaker John Boehner calling the accusation “dangerous” and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) taking to the Senate floor to refute the claim.

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  • bruce Becker

    I feel so safe…just as my toothpaste is confiscated before my flight…..

  • SickofPoliticks

    Oh, right.  Like I believe Janet Napolitano.

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