House GOP Leader Seeks Classified Briefing After Terror Suspects Apprehended at BorderEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

The top Republican in the House of Representatives wants a classified briefing from intelligence officials after the Biden administration disclosed that two Yemeni nationals on the FBI’s Terrorism Watch List were apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) asked for a briefing from CIA Director William Burns and FBI Director Christopher Wray. The capture of suspected terrorists “highlights the ongoing national security risk posed by the border crisis,” McCarthy wrote to the officials. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), and Vice President Kamala Harris should take part in the briefing, he added. The FBI and CIA did not immediately respond to requests for comment. McCarthy and other House Republicans traveled to the border in southern Texas to witness the surge in immigrants and the strain that has been placed on holding facilities as a result. They …Read More

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