It’s not enough that 13 brave Marines died in the Biden Bugout from Afghanistan. That’s just not enough for Joe Biden. He’s also going to see to it, through his own incompetence, that terrorists kill Americans on our own soil. The Attorney General of Arizona clarifies the issue for us on this vital subject.
Saying Afghanistan "will become a breeding ground for terror," @DanPatrick is responding to a @dcexaminer report that exiting @CBP Chief Rodney Scott expressed concern over suspected or known terrorists infiltrating the border "at a level we have never seen before." #BorderCrisis https://t.co/lQaGB5SoJL
— Hayden Sparks (@HaydenJSparks) August 19, 2021
FNC: “Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich – the latest Republican to link the border crisis to the situation in Afghanistan – is warning of a potential terrorist threat via the southern border from prisoners being freed by the Taliban. In a letter to President Biden, Brnovich pointed to comments made by former Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott about the threat of terrorists potentially making their way through the southern border amid the ongoing migration crisis facing the U.S.
He references the term “TSDB”, it refers to migrants whose names match those on the Terrorist Screening Center Database. It is not publicly available how many migrants have names on the TSDB, but in March, Fox News reported that at least four migrants whose names match those on the terror watch list had been picked up by U.S. Border Patrol since the beginning of the fiscal year. Brnovich linked Scott’s statements to the Taliban’s freeing of thousands of prisoners – including terrorists – as they take control of Afghanistan ahead of the U.S. withdrawal at the end of the month.”
“I firmly believe that it is a national security crisis,” Scott said in a video message to agents, as reported by The Washington Examiner. “Immigration is just a subcomponent of it, and right now, it’s just a cover for massive amounts of smuggling going across the southwest border — to include TSDBs at a level we have never seen before. That’s a real threat.”
Brnovich comments, “These statements from a high-ranking Border Patrol official are frightening — especially as Americans are watching news coverage of thousands of prisoners, including many terrorists, being released by the Taliban in Afghanistan. Americans are now facing an unprecedented terrorism threat level in their own backyards. .We need to take decisive action to secure our border and prevent terrorists, gang members, and hardened criminals from accessing our ports of entry.”
Republican House members are also concerned and demand answers from the Biden administration. “The rapidly deteriorating situation in Afghanistan suggests that the region may once-again return to being a terrorist safe-haven, serving to train foreign fighters while allowing terrorist groups to plot, direct and inspire attacks against the United States and the American people,’ the letter from Reps. John Katko, R-NY, Michael McCaul, R-Texas and Mike Rogers, R-Ala., said.
“While U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plays a critical role in identifying and mitigating terrorist travel, the agency is currently strapped for resources as it manages the fallout from the administration’s disastrous border policies.” They know that situation must end. CBP must be fully funded and staffed.