Trump ally on Fox & Friends suggests that real numbers of terrorists apprehended at the border is being kept secret because of 9/11

Trump ally on Fox & Friends suggests that real numbers of terrorists apprehended at the border is being kept secret because of 9/11

Brandon Judd: "That's absolutely ridiculous to say that we've only detained six people that were on the terrorist watch list"

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From the January 8 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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BRANDON JUDD (PRESIDENT, NATIONAL BORDER PATROL COUNCIL): That's absolutely ridiculous to say that we've only detained six people that were on the terrorist watch list. We're not going to make that information known. We have to keep that close to our -- to the chest. When you look at 9/11, all of those people that took down the towers right here in New York City, none of them were on the terrorist watch list. We don't know who's coming in this country illegally. This, again, is illegal immigration. It's not legal immigration. If it was legal, they would be presenting themselves at the ports of entry and we would know exactly who they are.  

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Previously:

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Immigration, Immigration Myths, Terrorism
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Fox News Channel
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FOX & Friends
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