Michele Bachmann expands her unproven allegations that the U.S. government is being infiltrated and subverted by radical jihadists, members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
While Bachmann has received public scoldings from a number of noteworthy Republicans, she continues to point to Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff, as a potential threat.
Although Bachmann refused to speak with CNN’s Dana Bash about her allegations, she did speak on Glenn Beck’s program. “If the state department breaks American law to bring a terrorist in to the white house,” she tells Beck, “it certainly is conceivable that maybe they looked the other way issuing this security clearance, that’s all we’re doing is asking a question.”
Bachmann continues to allege that not only was Abedin’s late father a part of the Muslim Brotherhood, but also that Abedin’s brother and mother are affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood and Muslim Sisterhood.
“If my family members were associated with Hamas, a terrorist organization, that alone could be sufficient to disqualify me from getting a security clearance – so all we did was ask did the federal government look into her family associations?” Bachmann says to Beck.
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