Christie: We Shouldn’t Be Admitting Any Syrian Refugees

GOP presidential candidate Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) was a guest on Fox News Channel’s “MediaBuzz” Sunday to talk about his campaign and the Syrian refugee crisis. Christie made it known that he is not for Syrian refugees coming over to the United States because FBI Director James Comey has said there is “no effective way to vet the people” and that there should not be any Syrian refugees accepted because the nation’s security should be “first and foremost.” “The FBI director has said before Congress that there is no effective way to vet the people. That is the beginning and end of the conversation for me. American national security and homeland security must be first and foremost.” “MediaBuzz” host Howard Kurtz then asked the New Jersey governor if he thought it was an issue to only admit the Christian Syrian refugees like GOP opponent Ted Cruz, which Christie replied by saying it is an issue America should not be admitting any refugees. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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Former NYPD Commish: NYC Vulnerable to Paris-Style Attack

Former New York Police Commissioner Howard Safir warned Sunday on New York City’s AM 970 “Cats Roundtable” that the city is still susceptible to terror attacks like the ones earlier this month in Paris that left 130 dead and around 350 more injured. Safir told show host John Catsimatidis (around the 5:13 mark) that there are “so many soft targets” in the city that “there is no reason to believe” the city is not “vulnerable” to a terroristic attack. “There is no reason to believe that we’re not vulnerable,” Safir said. “There are so many soft targets in the city that we cannot be everywhere. What changed the dynamics in Paris is that instead of heading for some of the iconic targets like the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre, they picked a local restaurant, they picked a theater. Commissioner Bratton is doing a great job, but you can’t be everywhere. So we have to be vigilant.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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CO Gov Hickenlooper Blames Shooting on ‘Inflammatory Rhetoric’ from Bloggers, Talk Shows

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) blamed Friday’s shooting in Colorado Springs, CO that killed three people on “inflammatory rhetoric” from bloggers and talk shows. Guest host Brianna Keilar asked, “I do want to ask you a final question here. Planned Parenthood, almost immediately, even before we exactly knew the facts or anything about the motivation here. We now know that the shooter referenced ‘baby parts’ when he was arrested. Planned Parenthood is calling this domestic terrorism. Do you agree with that assessment?” Hickenlooper said, “Certainly it’s a form of terrorism, and maybe in some way it’s a function of the inflammatory rhetoric we see on all — so many issues now, there are bloggers and talk shows where they really focus on trying to get people to that point of boiling over. Just intense anger. Maybe it’s time to look at how do we tone down some that rhetoric. Obviously no one is going to try to reduce free speech in that country but that rhetoric — if people are in some way emotionally unstable or psychologically unbalanced, that intensity of rhetoric sometimes seems to pull a trigger in their brain that they lose
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