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Border Terrorism Statement Was Deleted Due to Sensitive Information: DHS

A statement announcing the apprehension of two suspected terrorists at the border was deleted because it contained sensitive information, according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Customs and Border Protection (CBP), which is part of the agency, announced on Monday that two Yemeni nationals who are on the FBI’s Terrorism Watch List and the No-Fly list were captured at the border. But the press release announcing the apprehensions was soon scrubbed from the agency’s website. CBP said Tuesday that the release was not properly vetted. “The news release in question was not properly reviewed and contained certain disclosure and policy information related to national security that required CBP to remove it from our website,” the agency said in a statement to news outlets. The deletion was noticed by a number of members of Congress, who questioned why it had happened. “Why is President Biden’s administration removing previously public information that …

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