Let’s start by saying the Brotherhood is already banned as a subversive organization in Russia and at least five Arab countries, including Syria, Saudi Arabia and its home base of Egypt. Now tell me again why liberals are throwing a hissy fit? It’s about time we face these guys head on. Check this out!
It has already garnered the support of at least 90 representatives, including two Democrats.
The legislation designates the Muslim Brotherhood as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. It also highlights the ties between the group and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
It was originally introduced by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX).
The Obama Administration has vigorously opposed labeling the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.
The group is based in Egypt. And following Egypt’s pro-democracy revolution in 2011, it managed to seize power.
The Obama Administration insisted that because it had rose to power through election, the Muslim Brotherhood was the rightful ruler of Egypt. That despite the many voices from Egypt pointing out the violence and intimidation the group had used to win the election.