On eve of hearings, White House defends Muslims
Catholic World News - March 07, 2011
Speaking on the eve of Rep. Peter King‘s congressional hearings on radical Islam, Deputy National Security Advisor Denis McDonough praised the members of a mosque for their “unequivocal stand against terrorism.”
“Being religious is never un-American,” he said. “Being religious is quintessentially American,” adding, “The bottom line is this: when it comes to preventing violent extremism and terrorism in the United States, Muslim Americans are not part of the problem, you're part of the solution.”
Rep. King countered that “my dealings with the police in New York and FBI and others say they do not believe they get the … level of cooperation that they need” from Muslims.
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