From Senator Lindsey Graham, ridiculous news that the FBI didn’t know about Tamerlan’s trip to Russia because the airline misspelled his name? What about his passport? He surely had one as Tamerlan Tsarnaev is a permanent U.S. citizen via a Green Card. Do we not check who is coming in and out of the U.S. via stamped passports? If not, why require one?
I cannot travel inside the U.S. without giving the airline the exact name on my passport and that name is checked with my ticket using my passport and/or driver’s license when I get to the ticket counter.
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) is asking if Tamerlan traveled under an alias? Senator Lindsey Graham thinks the FBI did a swell job after Russia asked them to check-into Tamerlan. He blames Russia for not responding back when the FBI asked if they had additional information, sometime back in 2010 or 2011. Well, what about the report that Russia once again, after Tamerlan returned to the U.S. in mid-2012, asked the U.S. to investigate because Tamerlan met with Islamic militants at least 6 times while in Russia, Dagestan or Checknya? What about that? What about Russia saying the FBI did not respond in any way after the second request.