Recent warnings and restrictions on air travelers heading to Russia are a “real time” response to threats associated with the Winter Olympics, which opened today, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said.
Airlines flying to Winter Olympics host Russia are being warned to watch for toothpaste tubes containing materials that could be used by terrorists to make a bomb, according to a U.S. law enforcement official.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pressed Republicans to support a three-month extension of emergency longer-term unemployment benefits, something Republicans say they could support only if Democrats find a way to pay for it.
Representative Peter King, a New York Republican who opposed the partial U.S. government shutdown from the start, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that House Republicans aligned with the Tea Party have lost their fight with the president, and that Congress soon will open the government and raise the debt ceiling.
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King ’s investigation into Muslim radicalization in the U.S. may backfire by antagonizing people who could help fight terrorism, former government officials said.
U.S. Secret Service employees paid nine prostitutes for their services while in Colombia last month preparing for President Barack Obama’s arrival, said Representative Peter King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee.
President Barack Obama should “stop apologizing” for the National Security Agency’s telephone- surveillance program that has “saved thousands of lives,” according to Republican U.S. Representative Peter King.
Congress must investigate al- Qaeda’s efforts to recruit U.S. Muslims and an alleged lack of cooperation by Islamic leaders in fighting terrorism rather than submit to a “craven surrender to political correctness,” House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King said.