WND — Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., said he’s “concerned” Canada’s new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has tripled the number of Syrian refugees allowed in the country, putting at risk the United States for potential terrorists to cross the border.
He was asked by John Catsimatidis, host of “The Cats Roundtable” on AM 970 in New York, if he was “concerned” about the situation. And Johnson’s reply?
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Liberal Party leader and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took office Nov. 4 in Canada promising to import 50,000 Syrian refugees.
“Of course, with [Trudea’s] announced plan of basically tripling the number of refugees to bring in,” he said, Breitbart reported. “And on average, prior to this program, it would take about 62 months for Canada to properly vet a refugee. Now they’re going to triple the number they’re going to let in, and they’re going to do it in less than 12 months. So yeah, I’m a little concerned that maybe Islamic terrorists could infiltrate that flow of refugees and then come across that very porous northern border.”