Washington, DC – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, in conjunction with the Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, held a hearing today examining terrorism and the Visa Waiver Program.

Kelli Ann Burriesci, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Screening Coordination for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), was unable to provide to the committee basic information and continually evaded questioning.

"Islamic jihadists are on the march and 13 people were massacred in San Bernardino, yet DHS seems clueless about what is going on with potential threats to our security," DeSantis said. "Congress needs to plug holes in immigration programs ranging from the visa waiver program to the refugee program.  The testimony by DHS today gave Americans serious cause for concern about whether our government has a handle on the threats we face."

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