Rep. Jason Chaffetz tells us more about himself, from his days as a place kicker at BYU and his family connection to Kitty Dukakis, to his love of technology.
On State of the Union, the latest on the Boston bombing investigation. Does the left hand know what the right hand is doing on homeland security? Apparent gaps still exist after the 9/11 inspired intelligence shakeup. Why were warnings from Russia missed? We’ll talk with a Senator and Congressman who got classified briefings: Sen. Dan Coats (R-Intel Cmte) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Intel Cmte). Plus analysis from two experts: former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and former Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns.
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Thursday the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will be dedicated in Dallas on the campus of Southern Methodist University. It is the country’s 13th official presidential library and the third in Texas. The $250 million dollar, 14,000 square foot building highlights the two terms of the 43rd president of the United States. There is a replica of the Oval Office and a recreation of the White House Rose Garden. Among the artifacts on display are some of the 43,000 gifts the President and First Lady received while in Washington, the bullhorn the president used at ground zero following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and a Florida butterfly ballot from the contested 2000 election.
With the opening of the Library, CNN Political Producer Mike Roselli, who covered that 2000 campaign, dug into his political archives for some Bush memorabilia.
John Negroponte, Jim Johnson and Candice DeLong on the radical roots of the killers, profiling a motive and the role of technology in tracking down the killers.
Establishing the motive behind the deadly Boston bombings. A conversation with experts on national security former FBI agents Tom Fuentes and profiler Candice DeLong, Police Chief Jim Johnson, and former DNI John Negroponte.
Today on State of the Union, the Boston bombing case turns the corner from the hot pursuit of suspects to the deliberative pursuit of answers. Sen. Mo Cowan (D-MA) on the rebound of Boston. Plus, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) on intelligence failures. And the impact of Boston on the immigration debate with Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC).
Former Congressman & 9/11 Commission member Tim Roemer, former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and former FBI profiler Candice DeLong on the national security implications after the Boston tragedy.
Sen. Graham on the FBI’s handling of suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, now dead, in a discussion with Sen. Schumer on last week’s bombing. The two also weighed the possibility of the death penalty for the other suspect, Dzhokhar.
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) sent a letter to FBI, DHS, DNI asking why Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the now dead suspect in the Boston bombings, is the fifth person since 9/11 to participate in terror attacks despite being under investigation by feds.