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Iowa GOP chair: Appel refusal to pull terrorist passports a dangerous, ignorant response to ISIS threat

DES MOINES—Republican Party of Iowa chairman Jeff Kaufmann today denounced statements from last week's Iowa Press debate in which Democrat Staci Appel, who is running for Congress in Iowa's Third District, said she would not take away the passports of known American terrorists who admit to joining organizations such as the Islamic State, or ISIS. During the debate, Appel stated: “I would not be urging taking away their passports,” adding, "I think we need to make sure that we work through the system and look through it on a very diligent basis.” “Staci Appel was asked outright if she would confiscate passports from known American ...