Glenn Beck provided more details about his claims of a government cover-up surrounding the Boston bombing. The conservative radio host and his news outlet, the Blaze, said statements by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano confirm Monday’s exclusive.
On Wednesday, during Beck’s radio program, the radio host elaborates on new evidence about the Saudi national that he claims is a third Boston bombing suspect. On the program, Beck says the individual was interviewed for over nine hours while his roommates were also questioned.
Beck says he has “about 10 sources” as well as revealing the cover page of the event file created for Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi. According to Beck, Alharbi’s file states he was not fully vetted before receiving his visa. The radio host said Alharbi was given a “special advisory option,” which is a designation given to visiting political officials or diplomats.
The radio host read from Alharbi’s event file which Beck claims not only reveals the individual was not vetted properly but Alharbi already had a terrorist activity file created prior to entering America and the man should have never been allowed in the country. The event describes Alharbi as “armed and dangerous” and was also included in the “no-fly” list.
Beck goes on to explain the very dangerous nature of revealing the information and said his sources were also facing threats as “the government is playing for keeps.”
On Teusday, Napolitano was speaking at a Senate hearing on immigration when Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, questioned her about the Saudi national that was initially considered a suspect in the Boston bombing, reports the Blaze. Sen. Grassley wanted to know how the individual, a student, managed to get a visa despite being on a terrorist watch list.
Sen. Grassley asked, “With regard to the Saudi student, was he on a watchlist, and if so, how did he obtain a student visa?,” to which Napolitano responded the individual was not on a terrorist watch list when he obtained a student visa.
Napolitano describes the situation as an unfortunate circumstance, describing it as “wrong place at the wrong time,” where the Saudi national just happened to be near the Boston bombing and being interviewed led the individual to be placed on the watch list. Once the interview was completed, the watch list status on the Saudi student was removed.
On Monday, Glenn Beck revealed the government conspiracy surrounding the Boston bombing and its two suspects, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, and a Saudi national the conservative radio host said was a third suspect. The Blaze ran an exclusive report revealing a cover-up of a Saudi national, Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, believed to have been a “person of interest” in the Boston bombing.
Alharbi was going to be deported under Section 212 3B of the Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Review’s benchbook, which focuses on terrorist activities.
Later reports downgraded Alharbi’s status as a suspect to an individual that had no link to the Boston bombing while later reports from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office stated there was a Saudi national in custody but the individual was not Alharbi.
Wednesday’s statements by Napolitano confirm a part of Monday’s report where it stated the status of Alharbi was quickly altered in a near-impossible timeframe and only two people had the capability to update the terrorist watch list status. Beck’s report on Thursday adds even more details from what he claims to be the Alharbi’s event file and expect more from him as he develops his claims of a third Boston bombing suspect.
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