Chris Wallace confronted Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson this morning over “serious holes” in America’s national security safety net in the years after 9/11.
Johnson said, “We are stronger against another 9/11-style terrorist-directed attack from overseas. Our government’s become pretty good at detecting and preventing something hatched from overseas… We’re better than we were 15 years ago.”
But Wallace pointed to the safe haven ISIS terrorists have, the hundreds of active FBI investigations in all 50 states, gaps in TSA security, and Asian and African migrants attempting to cross the Southern border.
Johnson argued that the U.S. has been very successful on many of those fronts, especially in “taking back territories from ISIL.”
“So bottom line, is the threat we face now worse or less serious than during 9/11?” Wallace asked. “Because the chairmen of the 9/11 Commission… say they think it’s worse.”
Watch how Johnson answered above, via Fox.
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