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Peter King presses Donald Trump on Muslim surveillance
by Emily Ngo
Rep. Peter King suggested in a meeting Thursday with President-elect Donald Trump that the federal government begin a Muslim-surveillance program like the one NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly launched after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
King (R-Seaford) told reporters after the discussion at Trump Tower in Manhattan that he relayed recommendations for "the Justice Department and the FBI be more leaning forward when it comes to investigating Islamist terrorism."
He said, "I suggested a program similar to what Commissioner Kelly did here in New York, and that we can't worry about political correctness."
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