Top GOP lawmaker discloses ‘something more’ to hostage crisis at Texas synagogue; investigation goes global
A top House Republican revealed Sunday the investigation into the man who took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue on Saturday has gone international.
What are the details?
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), the ranking member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, told CNN host Jake Tapper on “State of the Union” there is “something more” to the case than a lone actor.
In fact, McCaul disclosed that the FBI’s investigation now extends to London and Tel Aviv.
“I know the FBI has now fanned their investigation out to London and Tel Aviv. So this has now turned into an international investigation. So there’s something more here,” McCaul said. “And the fact he’s calling for Lady al Qaeda’s release from prison has been, as you said, in the jihadist world kind of a cause celebre.”
“And so I think we’re going to find out a lot more in the next 24, 48 hours. He is British. I wouldn’t be surprised if he’s Pakistani, just like Siddiqui. And we need to get to the bottom of this,” he…