(FreedomBeacon.com)- A recent plot to assassinate former President George W. Bush has many people ripping the Biden administration for allowing Americans to be “completely vulnerable” to attacks.
The plot to assassinate Bush was apparently led by an Iraqi national who was living in Ohio. He was arrested earlier this week for his role in the plot and will face federal charges as a result, according to the Department of Justice.
The DOJ said in a release that Shihab Ahmed Shihab Shihab was planning to smuggle four other Iraqi nationals into the country to kill Bush. Court documents show that he actually did reconnaissance in the areas, driving into the neighborhood where Bush lives in Dallas.
Shihab is being charged with aiding and abetting the attempted murder of a former United States official, according to the DOJ, as well as an immigration crime for his plot to smuggle others into the country.
Freddy Ford, the chief of staff for Bush, released a statement following the arrest that read:
“President Bush has all the confidence in the world in the United States Secret Service and our law enforcement and intelligence communities.”
But, not everyone shares the sentiment that Americans are safe.
Don Bolduc, a candidate for Senate from New Hampshire and a retired brigadier general, said recently that the Biden administration has left us all vulnerable with lax immigration policies. He said that the White House is “failing at all levels” in this regard.
Appearing on Fox & Friends First” this week, Bolduc said:
“Nothing is more important than our border security, our homeland security and everything that we do to secure Americans here in this country. Let’s face it — the Biden administration is failing on all levels here, and they are just doing things that are exacerbating the opportunity for this. Thank goodness our joint terrorism task force have been in place.
“We have cooperation at the federal, state, local level outside the country to identify these threats, but they only have to be right once. We have to be right every single time, and the Biden administration, with their policies, have left Americans completely vulnerable across the board, not only here in the United States, but outside the United States, across the world, and this must change.
“I hope this is a wake-up call, but we haven’t seen any wake-up calls for the economy, inflation, fiscal stability or anywhere else where they’ve created significant vulnerability for Americans.”
What Bolduc is referring to is the fact that the Biden administration has taken a very lax approach toward immigration in general, and it has resulted in Americans being vulnerable to multiple attacks. It’s not just at the southern border with Mexico, either, as this unfortunate case shows.
The Biden administration has proven unable to do much about the immigration problem at all. And instead of trying to ramp up efforts to curb illegal immigration, they seem to be doing anything they can to make it even easier for illegal immigrants to get here — and the effort to try to repeal Title 42 is just another recent example.