Terrorism | Lawmakers want to know why it took so long to acknowledge the Nigerian terror group’s threat
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 9/28/16, 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON—Two Republican U.S. senators are seeking all relevant communication between the State Department and the Department of Justice regarding the years-long process of designating Boko Haram a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO).
Sens. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and David Vitter, R-La., a member of the committee, sent a letter Tuesday to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch requesting the information.