Mike McCaul: Drone Flights over D.C. ‘a Roadmap for Terrorists’

‘They go under the radar, very hard to detect, very quick. I’m concerned this is a roadmap for terrorists if they put an explosive device on one of these [UAVs]’

BLITZER: "One final question before I let you go, you’re the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee. The Secret Service yesterday detains a guy at Lafayette Park across the street from the White House, wanted to fly a drone over the White House. What’s going on over here?"

MCCAUL: "Second time we’ve had that happen. A gyro plane almost hits the United States Capitol. These UAVs are — they go under the radar, very hard to detect, very quick. I’m concerned this is a road map for terrorists if they put an explosive device on one of these. In this case, it’s innocent. It is like a toy, but what if — you have an explosive device on that. They could do quite a bit of damage."

BLITZER: "Well, the U.S. uses the drones unmanned aerial vehicles very ineffectively with hell fire missiles to go after terrorists whether in Yemen or elsewhere. They can be very, very deadly."

MCCAUL: "Exactly."

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