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McCaskill: Was Sandy Hook killer a terrorist?

04/17/2013 2:23 PM

05/20/2014 10:42 AM

Politico reports Sen. Claire McCaskill

compared the Boston bomber or bombers with the shooter at Sandy Hook school during a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

From the story:

“ ‘Based on the evidence at this point, is there any difference between Sandy Hook and Boston other than the choice of weapon?’ ” Sen. Claire McCaskill asked Homeland Security Secretary

Janet Napolitano

during a congressional hearing Wednesday...

“ ‘It just is troubling to me,’ said McCaskill, a former county prosecutor. ‘I think both of them, maybe they had identical motives. Just one chose a military-style weapon with a high-capacity magazine, and the other one chose to make a homemade bomb.’ ”

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