King: If We Listened to Rand Paul, ‘Hundreds of New Yorkers Would Be Dead’
Peter King: If We Listened to Rand Paul, 'Hundreds of New Yorkers Would Be Dead Today' (RealClearPolitics)
REP. PETER KING (R-NY): It infuriates me that people like Rand Paul are putting American lives at risk. If we listened to Rand Paul and followed his policies, Americans could die because the NSA has stopped attacks against the United States, right here in New York. The [Najibullah] Zazi attempted subway attack in 2009 with liquid explosives was stopped, primarily by the NSA. If Rand Paul had been around and we had listened to him, hundreds of New Yorkers would be dead today. That would be on his conscience, or maybe it wouldn't be. Maybe it wouldn't bother him, I don't know. The fact is, he has to realize there's an impact on what he says. If we follow his policies, it's going to lead to the death of Americans.