Did the father of a radical Islamist travel to the White House with the Turkish PM?

TheBlaze.com broke a story this morning that has gained a surprisingly small amount of additional media attention.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan allegedly invited a special personal guest to accompany him on his visit to the U.S. this week.

According to Turkish media, the father of one of the radical Islamist activists killed in Israel’s raid on the Mavi Marmara in 2010 (the Gaza flotilla) was included as an invited guest in the prime minister’s delegation in the hopes he might be able to meet President Barack Obama.

Furkan Dogan, a 19-year-old with both Turkish and U.S. citizenship, joined the Gaza flotilla where he expressed his desire for “martyrdom.” His father now wants the U.S. government to sue Israel over the raid in which the IDF says its forces were defending themselves from what appeared to them to be an organized attack launched by passengers armed with knives and metal bars as the commandos boarded the ship.

"According to Turkish media, the father of one of the radical Islamist activists killed in Israel's raid on the Gaza flotilla was included as an invited guest in the prime minister's delegation in hopes that he might meet the President," Glenn said.

According to the report, the father wanted to give a letter to President Obama, so the Prime Minister added him to his entourage for the trip. While the Prime Minister said that he could give the letter to Obama, but it would be better for the father to give the letter to the President himself.

One of the major focuses of this meeting between the Turkish Prime Minister and President Obama was to improve Turkish/Israeli relations…and no one thought this was an important detail to report.

"No one, no one reported about this?  No one knew?  No one?" Glenn asked. "Can we get some answers from the White House?  Did you receive a letter from a, quote, martyr's father about suing Israel on the same trip where you come out into the rose garden and you say you're trying to normalize relations between Israel and Turkey and you're standing next to the prime minister of Turkey who says that's what he's there for and yet the prime minister of Turkey has a guy on the delegation who he wanted to introduce to the president so he could ask him to sue Israel for the Gaza flotilla."

As of this morning, the only outlets reporting on this story were Turkish media and the Jerusalem Post.

"Turkey is no doubt proud of it," Pat commented. "And in Jerusalem they are reporting it because they're aghast over it," he later added.

Glenn agreed.

While this administration may take a strong stance against Al Qaeda, they're stance against terror is faulty, Glenn explained. He explained that while the average American following what it is happening in the Middle East put all terror groups into the evil category, that does not seem to be the case in the White House.

"Make no mistake:  We are not against terror.  We are against Al‑Qaeda.  We are for terror.  We really are.  This administration, you have to understand, we lump ‑‑ we lump Al‑Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood.  You and I, we lump it together.  This administration does not.  We understand.  It comes from the same root.  It comes from Saudi Arabia.  But one said, "Wait a minute.  Saudi Arabia, you know, you're off the ‑‑ you're off the beaten course here and you're with America."  And we helped design them.  We helped fund them.  We helped arm them, and we're doing it again," He said.

A recent report from Rolling Stone details a public letter sent to Spotify — signed by "270 physicians and scientists" — demanding that the platform implement a "misinformation policy" in response to Joe Rogan's recent interview with Dr. Robert Malone on “The Joe Rogan Experience.”

"This is absolute fascism," Glenn Beck said on the radio program. "There is no safe space. They're coming after talk radio. They're coming after our podcasts. They're coming after our websites."

Glenn said this is this is just one more example of the left's crackdown on freedom of speech and further prove of their ongoing fight against free thinkers or anybody who wants to have an open conversation that may include ideas contrary to what they believe.

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There is no transparency when it comes to the Biden administration, and Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's recent exchange with the FBI’s Jill Sanborn is just another example. When questioned about alleged involvement the FBI had on January 6, 2021, Sanborn refused to answer almost every single time.

Do our government officials still work for us? Take a look at the latest headlines: The DOJ and U.S. Army are preparing for possible conflicts with "domestic terrorists," Biden's education secretary allegedly requested the NSBA letter that suggested treating upset parents like domestic terrorists, and President Biden said if you're not with him on the Democrats' voting bills, then you're with the Confederacy. Meanwhile, the FBI won't tell Congress whether it was involved in the the Jan. 6 Capitol riot and the corporate media insists that there's nothing to see here, especially concerning Ray Epps.

The American people are concerned, and it’s "extraordinarily disturbing" how far the federal government goes to avoid answering our questions, Glenn Beck said on the radio program. There's a very odd growing trend here: Our leaders, including the unelected ones, no longer answer to the people. This must stop now.

"The question that I have is, where is the transparency? And is anyone going to be held accountable? They are not afraid of our senators. They are not afraid of Congress," he stated. "This has got to stop. They have got to answer to the law. This is an oversight committee. Who is in charge, the FBI or the people? Once the people are not in charge and are not allowed to see the secret documents, we are toast. Toast!"

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After new information came out that suggests Dr. Anthony Fauci intimidated and bribed scientists into dismissing the COVID-19 lab-leak theory, Sen. Rand Paul and Fauci got into a heated debate in a Senate hearing. But instead of providing answers, Fauci accused Sen. Paul of endangering him.

Sen. Paul joined "The Glenn Beck Program" Wednesday with his response and explained why he believes "people live in fear of what [Fauci] will do to them."

"It's all about money. If you cross Tony Fauci, you don't get your money. He controls the purse strings for the entire country, the entire university system. And he's been doing it for forty years," Sen. Paul began.

"It's consistent with his arrogance, this level of arrogance that he's developed. He said several weeks ago, that he is science and any attack on him is an attack on science. Yesterday, he said anybody who opposes him is encouraging death threats," he added.

"Look, I've been on the receiving end of semi-automatic gunfire. I was 20 yards away from Steve Scalise when he almost died. I was 10 feet away from a staffer that was shot. And, you know what? The guy doing the shooting was a Bernie Sanders supporter. But not one of us, not one of the Republicans on the ball field, said, 'Oh, it was Bernie Sanders' fault.' But that's the juvenile level of personal attack that Fauci is now stooping to. He is saying that the personal threats he gets are actually the fault of his critics."

Sen. Paul continued, "But the thing is, [Fauci] needs to answer the question. Everything he did in the committee yesterday was misdirection so he didn't have to answer the question. The question was, why did he smear three scientists from Stanford, Oxford, and Harvard? Why did he smear them as fringe epidemiologists? And why did he conspire against Francis Collins to take them down in a very public way? He wouldn't answer the question."

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