Two of Peter King’s longtime critics took slightly different tacks on his controversial hearings last week, in a symposium on intelligence and security at N.Y.U. this morning.
Bennie Thompson, the ranking member and former chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, was a little more critical than John Brennan, the deputy national security adviser who is Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Peter King was rather pleased with the way his controversial hearing was conducted today.
“I’m more convinced than ever that it was the appropriate hearing to hold,” he told reporters in the rotunda of the Cannon building a few minutes after the Homeland Security Committee adjourned its inquiry into the alleged radicalization Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison delivered a tearful remembrance of a Muslim-American who rushed into the World Trade Center site on September 11 to close his testimony before the Homeland Security Committee this morning.
Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, has been an outspoken opponent of Peter King’s decision to restrict the Read More