When Donald Trump signed his executive orders implementing a travel ban and extreme vetting, liberals howled in protest.
They claimed Obama’s refugee program already had strict vetting in place and that Trump’s policy was anti-Islam bigotry.
But a new revelation exposes just how porous Obama’s policy actually was.
An Iraqi insurgent fight slipped through Obama’s vetting procedure by providing a false name and that his arrest was covered up a week before the 2016 election.
Fox News reports:
Federal lawmakers are investigating how a former Iraqi insurgent fighter was able to lie about his identity and still get through America’s ‘extreme’ vetting process.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to find out why the terror suspect’s pending arrest was allegedly spiked just over a week before the election. Trump had run on a tough-on-terror platform and had been critical of President Obama’s refugee policy.
“When [Joint Terrorism Task Force] and the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Western District of Texas sought to prosecute this refugee, the local law enforcement and prosecutors allegedly ‘met resistance’ from officials within the National Security Division’s Counter Terrorism section in Washington DC,” Committee chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said in a March 6 letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Even more troublesome was the fact that he participated in attacks against American troops and still made it through the refugee program.
Fox news also reports:
“The suspect is an Iraqi man who had entered the U.S. under a false name. His real name was not released.
Fox News has learned the JTTF confirmed through U.S. Special Forces who encountered the suspect during operations that he claimed to have participated in attacks against American troops as an insurgent.
At some point, the Iraqi entered the U.S. through the refugee program. His activities in the U.S. triggered an investigation by JTTF members, who planned to charge him with visa fraud while they investigated possible further charges.”
This is not the first time Obama’s refugee program failed.
One of the San Bernardino jihadists slipped into America by giving false information on his fiancé visa application.
Obama’s “vetting” program was a failure.
Terrorists slipped into America.
And now Americans just learned that an Iraqi insurgent fighter who participated in attacks on Americans infiltrated the nation by easily beating Obama’s Swiss cheese vetting procedures.
Donald Trump’s executive order wasn’t just good policy.
It was necessary.