In a related story, Trump's critics and “fact-checkers” liked to call him a lying liar who lies when he claimed that there were terrorists and terrorist sympathizers among the waves of illegal immigrants streaming across our Southern border over the past decade. So journalist and former counterterrorism intelligence official Todd Bensman decided to examine the records and find out if Trump was right. As is often the case, turns out he was right and his critics were wrong. More details here.
In his new book, “America’s Covert Border War: The Untold Story of the Nation’s Battle to Prevent Jihadist Penetration,” Bensman reports that officials encountered 22,000 “special interest aliens,” the term for terrorist-related immigrants, between 2008 and 2019. A known 104 of them got across the border. That sounds like a small number, but recall that it took only 19 to pull off the 9/11 attacks.
All you suburban Never Trumpers who care so much about security still feeling good about that vote for Joe “Stop the Border Wall/Catch and Release” Biden?