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Bachmann warns of Muslim Brotherhood
Rep. Michele Bachmann says the Muslim Brotherhood, the international Islamist movement that recently came to power in Egypt, has made "deep penetration" within the U.S. government, and she wants an investigation of its influence within five federal agencies.
The Muslim Brotherhood, perhaps the world's most influential Islamist organization, has long sought to unite traditional Islam with modern democracy in Middle Eastern nations. Its global influence further increased when one of its candidates, Mohamed Morsi, was declared winner of Egypt's 2012 presidential election.
But Bachmann, R-Stillwater, and four other members of Congress see the Muslim Brotherhood as a domestic threat.
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