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John F. Kelly John F. Kelly

GET AT. IS THERE ANY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER AND THE JOB YOUR PEOPLE ARE DOING SO THAT WHATEVER DECISION THE COURTS MAKE IS PUTTING US AT RISK? >> THE REASON FOR THE PAUSE WAS TO TAKE SOME TIME, TAKE A LOOK AT THE VETTING FROM THE SEVEN COUNTRIES IN QUESTION AND HOW REFUGEES ARE VETTED AND I CAN TELL YOU BECAUSE MY PEOPLE TELL ME THAT FOR THE LAST NUMBER OF YEARS, THE VETTING IS AT BEST LOOSE AND THE AMOUNT OF INFORMATION SOME OF THESE COUNTRIES WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THAT ARE REALLY IN THE STATE OF A FAILED STATE, THERE'S VERY LITTLE MY PEOPLE WILL TELL ME AND I BELIEVE VERY LITTLE CONFIDENCE THAT THE INFORMATION THAT WE RECEIVE FROM THOSE COUNTRIES RELATIVE TO AN INDIVIDUAL WHO WANTS TO COME TO THE UNITED STATES IS THE KIND INFORMATION THAT WE WOULD BET THE SECURITY OF OUR CITIZENS ON. >> AGAIN, I'M CONVINCED YOUR MEN AND WOMEN ARE DOING A GOOD JOB. I'M JUST CONCERNED ABOUT THE NOTION THAT BECAUSE A COURT RULED AND THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TO RULE THAT IT'S IN EFFECT THEY HAVE SOMEHOW PUT THIS COUNTRY AT RISK BY THIS RULING. NOW IF IN FACT THERE HAVE BEEN SOME PEOPLE LET IN SINCE THE COURT RULED, CAN YOU PROVIDE THIS COMMITTEE WITH THOSE APREHEX -- APREPREHENSIONAPPREHENSION -- >> WE WON'T KNOW THAT UNTIL THAT INDIVIDUAL IS A BAD PERSON UNTIL THEY DO SOMETHING BAD BUT IT'S ENTIRELY POSSIBLE THAT SOMEONE THAT'S COMING IN WHETHER IT'S DURING THIS STAGE OR IN THE PREVIOUS PERIOD -- >> BUT YOU DON'T......

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