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#HomelandSecurity says #Islamics are not a threat

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Fake news doesn’t get much better than this.

Analysts at the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump’s travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States.

Killing people and blowing stuff isn’t that big a problem apparently.

Homeland Security spokeswoman Gillian Christensen on Friday did not dispute the report’s authenticity.

The seven countries were included in a law President Barack Obama signed in 2015 that updated visa requirements for foreigners who had traveled to those countries.

In a speech to the Conservative Political Action Committee Friday, Trump reiterated his claims on terrorism.

“We are going to keep radical Islamic terrorists the hell out of our country,” Trump said.

He said he singled out the seven countries because they had already been deemed a security concern by the Obama administration.

Read the whole story in the Mercury News

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