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Kelly Ayotte, Lindsey Graham, and John McCain

Failure to call Tsarnaev enemy combatant hampers investigation

In the aftermath of the tragic terrorist attack in Boston, Americans rightly seek justice. They also want to ensure that we collect as much information as we can from suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to keep Americans safe from other threats.

That’s exactly why it was important to question Tsarnaev at length to find out whether the brothers had acted alone and whether there are any future attacks planned against us.

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