Fox Debate Moderator Megyn Kelly Pushes Chris Christie To Change His Stance Against Muslim Profiling
Kelly: "You Have Said We Should Not Profile. How Do You Square That With The San Bernardino Case?"
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From the January 28 edition of Fox News' Republican Presidential Primary Debate:
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MEGYN KELLY (MODERATOR): Governor Christie, let's talk about profiling. In December, two radical Muslims killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California. Neighbors of the terrorists said that they did not report the couple to law enforcement prior to the crime because they were afraid that they would be accused of profiling. Now you have said we should not profile. How do you square that with the San Bernardino case?
CHRIS CHRISTIE: Because you can do it without profiling Megyn. You do it on the facts. What those folks knew was that these folks had weapons, they knew that they were talking about trying to take our country and attack it. That's not profiling, that's law enforcement. And that's the difference between somebody who knows how to do this and somebody who's never done it before.
KELLY: They didn't know they were going to attack the country.
CHRISTIE: They knew they were talking about the issues of attacking people Megyn. They knew that.
KELLY: That's not true. Neighbors said they saw men going in and out of the garage. They saw packages being delivered. They saw Muslims and they did not think that was enough to call the cops. Do you?