U.S. loses track of terror suspects in witness protection

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witnessWASHINGTON, DC – Washington just can’t catch a break.

Let’s go down the list:

  1. The IRS scandal
  2. The alleged Benghazi cover-up
  3. The Justice Department collecting The AP’s phone records

Now, thanks to a report by the Justice Department Inspector General’s Office, we know the U.S. Marshals Service lost two former participants in the Witness Protection Program who are known or suspected terrorists.

One is not in the U.S. and the other is believed to not be in the U.S.

How they got out is unclear.

What is clear: The program gives out new identities without having to give it that information to the Terrorist Screening Center.

These guys can literally fall off the radar and not appear on any terrorist watch and no-fly lists.

The report also says the department doesn’t know for sure just how many terrorists were admitted into Witness Protection, and there are other “significant issues concerning national security.”

That’s sure to ease Americans’ minds.

It gives you something to think about next time you pose the question, “Why do these things keep happening?”