By Alexandra Jaffe - 01/27/14 07:41 AM EST
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) on Sunday compared the shootings at a mall in Maryland this weekend to a terrorist attack on a mall in Kenya that left 72 dead.
McCaul said that the Maryland attack on Saturday, in which the gunman shot two people before killing himself, was “not a terrorist threat at all.”
“It's probably more a domestic squabble. But it does highlight the vulnerability of shopping malls,” he said on CBS's "Face the Nation."
McCaul suggested that having more bomb-sniffing dogs at malls might be helpful, but he admitted there isn’t much that can be done to better secure such public spaces.
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