Lawmakers push to lift 'absurd' ban on vetting social media for visa seekers

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Dec 15, 2015 2:06 PM
Lawmakers are pushing to require the review of all social media accounts for anyone applying for visa entry into the United States, after it was revealed the Obama administration adopted a policy of ignoring those communications -- and failed to flag radical Islamic messages sent by one of the jihadist attackers in the San Bernardino massacre that left 14 dead.