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GOP Rep. Falsely Claims 10 Terrorists Try To Enter US Daily

In "Stupid Republican caught making up statistics" news of the day, Roger Marshall tells Willie Geist that ten terrorists and forty criminals "try" to enter the United States every day at the southern border.
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Watch this clip of Kansas Republican Roger Marshall pull numbers out of his butt and serve them up as "proof" that we need US taxpayers to fund a border wall with Mexico.

The Morning Joe interview highlighted this stupid tweet:

The Kansas Congressman insisted that "40 criminals and 10 terrorists try to cross the border every day." Wow.

Especially watch Congressman Marshall's eyebrows at the 1:15 mark, when Willie Geist pushes back ever so slightly to ask him where he got those statistics and how the source would know those attempting to enter were terrorists.

"Well, I think we have to trust the Department of Homeland Security." said this numbskull. DHS does not keep records of "people we know are terrorists trying to cross the border and maybe they succeeded maybe not."

As my colleague, Scarce noted, "My working theory is that the more extreme a district is the more of an idiot the Republican will be. Marshall's KS-01 is R+24, one of the reddest in the country."


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