Sunday show wrap-up: Attacks dominate

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Holder: French attacks point to threats to United States  “This is the nature of the new threat we must confront,” he said.

Holder: US at war with terrorists who ‘corrupt’ Islam  “We are determined to take the fight to them,” he said.

Holder: US does not stereotype in identifying terror suspects  “I think we’re doing a good job monitoring those people,” he said.

Homeland Security chairman: Foreign fighters a threat to US  Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said Europe should tighten its travel restrictions.

Senate Intel chief: Terrorist attacks could start happening every week  Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) pointed to the number of sleeper cells in Europe.

Former Intel chairwoman: Major attack on US ‘in the realm of possibility’  Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said sleeper terrorist cells exist in the United States.

Visa waiver program poses security threat, Dem senator says  “The visa waiver program is the Achilles heel of America,” Feinstein said.

McCain: Obama has no plan to defeat terrorists  The senator said the number of threats are the result of “leading from behind.”

Top GOP senator: Call it a war on terror  “There is a tendency toward political correctness,” Sen. John Cornyn said.

Top Obama military adviser: No al Qaeda link to Paris attacks  Gen. Martin Dempsey said the gunmen have been linked by family and school ties.



Leaks ‘frequently inaccurate,’ Holder says  Holder said he would not comment on an investigation of former CIA Director David Petraeus.

Feinstein: Petraeus has ‘suffered enough’  “How much do we want to punish somebody?” she asked.

McCain: Apparent DOJ leak violates Petraeus’s rights  McCain added that he doesn’t know if Petraeus is “guilty or innocent.”



Four more votes needed to override Keystone veto, ND senator says  Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) said supporters now have 63 votes.

Not enough votes to override Keystone veto, Del. senator says  Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) said Congress will not be able to override a presidential veto.



Dempsey: Gitmo a ‘psychological scar on our national values’  The Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman called for the facility to be closed.

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