FINALLY, THERE’S bipartisan agreement in Washington.
Republicans and Democrats on the House Homeland Security Committee are mutually unhappy about the FBI’s refusal to tell the public what it knew about Tamerlan Tsarnaev prior to the Boston Marathon bombings. They should be.
There are tantalizing questions about whether there was any way to stop Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his brother, Dzhokhar, before the deadly attack they allegedly carried out. And the answers begin with the FBI.
As Representative Michael McCaul, the Texas Republican who chairs the Homeland Security Committee, said at last week’s hearing: “The information requested by this committee belongs to the American people. It does not belong solely to the FBI.”
Echoed Representative Peter King, a New York Republican who sits on the committee: “I think the FBI has a lot to explain for here.”
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