Rand Paul Blames Hillary for Refugee Crisis
According to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY.), former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is responsible for the current refugee crisis.
“And I think, frankly, that Hillary Clinton bears some responsibility for the crisis,” Paul said on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday.
“They say, ‘Oh, we’re going to give them to good people,’ but it really wasn’t possible I think to find the good people and so many of the people were al Qaeda, al Nusra and some of these people became ISIS,” Paul said. “So it was really a bad idea and continues to be a bad idea to arm the allies of ISIS, to arm the allies of al Qaeda.”
The Hill reports:
Clinton called for the U.S. to take 65,000 refugees from war-torn Syria earlier on the program.
“I think we do have to be a little bit wary,” he said. “I mean we brought 65,000 from Iraq after the Iraq War and part of me says, ‘Well, we won the war, why wouldn’t the people who were pro-west, why wouldn’t we have wanted them to stay in Iraq and help rebuild the country? Why would we take out 65,000 of the best people?’ ”
President Obama’s administration has committed to taking 10,000 Syrian refugees so far.
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