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Under the Obama administration, the Department of Homeland Security invited the Council on American-Islamic Relations to help develop its counter-terrorism policy, even though the Justice Department had implicated CAIR in a plot to finance the terrorist organization Hamas.
So why is the DHS of President Donald Trump, who vowed during his campaign to eschew political correctness and “name the enemy,” still engaging with CAIR?
Leaders of CAIR’s Florida branch participated in DHS town hall discussions in Miami and Tampa earlier this month, reported the Investigative Project for Terrorism.
A discussion with CAIR at Miami-Dade College featured holdovers from the Obama administration, Veronica Venture, the outgoing DHS acting officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties; and Kareem Shora, section chief of the DHS Community Engagement Section, IPT said.
Philip Haney, a former DHS Islam subject-matter expert whose investigations of the radical ties of CAIR and other Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated groups…post was originally published on this site