Lawmaker: Report on Fort Hood Attack Faults FBI

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 09:11 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

A Texas congressman says the FBI made serious missteps in its handling of information about a known terrorist's communications with an Army psychiatrist leading up to the deadly 2009 attack in Fort Hood, Texas.

Republican Rep. Michael McCaul says the FBI's Washington division fell back on political correctness and did not pass critical information about a potential terrorist inside the U.S. military to people who might have prevented the attack.

McCaul was briefed on the findings of a more than two-year independent review by former FBI Director William Webster. In 2009, FBI Director Robert Mueller asked Webster to take an in-depth look at how the bureau handled the investigation.

The FBI did not respond to a request for comment but is expected to release an unclassified version of the report.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Woman Wins $14 Million Award in Suit Linking Contraceptive, Stroke

Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 11:56 AM

A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who sued her doctor over a debilitating stroke she suffered a . . .

Ohio Couple Married 70 Years Die 15 Hours Apart

Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 11:05 AM

An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.Helen  . . .

Armed Militia Still Guarding Nevada Rancher Bundy

Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 10:42 AM

A week after a tense standoff between gun-toting states' rights advocates and federal Bureau of Land Management police,  . . .

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved