– “We have to do a much better job monitoring the social media of those people, that’s what went wrong. She (suspected shooter Tashfeen Malik) was actually using social media to advance really violent views, and we didn’t pick that up. That’s a mistake and it has to be corrected…She was actually using social media to advance really violent views, and we didn’t pick that up.”
– “There are some negotiations that I hope will arrive at a plan to provide the additional and enhanced screening necessary but at the same time make sure, if there is a Syrian mom who is trying to protect her children from ISIS radicalization, indoctrination or beheading, that there is a path for that mom and her kids to come to he U.S. so as long we know they are not security threats.”
About Congressman Steven Israel
Congressman Steven Israel is the United States Representative for New York’s 3rd congressional district, serving in the United States Congress since 2001. He is a Democrat. The district includes portions of northern Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island, as well as a tiny portion of Queens in New York City. He headed the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee until November 2014. The Congressman has just now published a novel, “The Global War on Morris: A Novel “ a satirical, political parody of the NSA surveillance program, set mostly on Long Island.
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