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Report: Justice Department’s witness protection program loses track of two ‘known or suspected terrorists’

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      Vince Coglianese

      Vince Coglianese is the executive editor of The Daily Caller.

      His reporting has received wide coverage, including in the pages of The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The Drudge Report, among others. Vince has appeared as a guest on the Fox News Channel, CNN and CNBC, as well as other cable news networks. Additionally, Vince has been a guest on "The Sean Hannity Radio Show," Sirius XM''s "The Press Pool with Julie Mason," "The Schnitt Show" and Glenn Beck's TheBlaze TV.

      Prior to joining TheDC, Vince was the Web Editor for CarolinaCoastOnline.com, and a radio talk show host for The Talk Station (WTKF/WJNC) in Morehead City, N.C.

The U.S. Department of Justice has lost track of two “known or suspected terrorists” that were under the care of a federal witness protection program.

CNN reported Thursday:

The U.S. Marshal Service has been “unable to locate” two former participants in the federal Witness Security Program “identified as known or suspected terrorists,” states the public summary of an interim Justice Department Inspector General’s report obtained by CNN.

The Marshals have concluded that “one individual was and the other individual was believed to be residing outside of the United States.”

The news is yet another set-back for President Obama as he seeks to get past three other concurrent scandals plaguing his administration — including his administration’s handling of the Sept. 11, 2012 terror attack in Benghazi, Libya, the IRS’s illegal targeting of conservatives and the Justice Department’s secret seizure of Associated Press phone records.

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