Congressman says bomb Mecca if US attacked
WASHINGTON: A Republican congressman said in a radio interview aired by a Florida station that if a multiple-city attack happened in the United States in the next 90 days, as predicted by an Israeli expert, and was found to be the work of extremist Muslims, then "we should take out their holy sites." Congressman Thomas G Tancredo, Republican from Colorado, was being interviewed by AM 540 WFLA radio host Pat Campbell, who asked him what the response of the United States should be were terrorist attacks on US cities to take place and were attributable to extremist Muslims. The Congressman replied, " ... then we could take out their holy sites." Asked if that meant Mecca, Tancredo answered, "Yes." khalid hasan
Hours 1, 2, & 3: Today we re-aired some of the audio from Thursday's interview with Colorado Congressman Tom Tancredo that has been making some waves in the national media. We talked with listeners about Congressman Tancredo's comments on a possible US retaliation if we were hit by a nuclear terror strike & whether the comments were proper for a sitting congressman. If you missed the comments check them out:
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