Secretary of State John Kerry has secretly negotiated a deal to take illegal aliens from terrorist countries off the hands of Australia, which doesn’t want them.
The chairmen of the House and Senate judiciary committees are demanding the Obama administration provide details of a secret resettlement deal in which the U.S. has agreed to take up to 1,800 mostly Muslim asylum seekers who have been rejected by Australia as illegal aliens.
Congress only learned of the deal through media reports two weeks ago and, according to a letter sent to administration officials by Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., the deal is not only a matter of grave national security concern, but it could be illegal.
That’s because it amounts to an international treaty that Secretary of State John Kerry negotiated without consulting or notifying Congress according to Article II, Section II of the U.S. Constitution, according to the letter, sent by the two lawmakers Nov. 22 to Kerry and DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson.
Grassley is chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Goodlatte chairs the same committee in the House.
The rejected aliens come from terror-infested countries including Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan and Afghanistan. full story