Members of Congress are pushing the FBI for additional information on the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) after it called the organization a front for radicals. Leading member of the House of Representatives Frank Wolf of Virginia is asking the FBI to explain why it did not notify Congress that it had cut ties with CAIR, and several lawmakers are calling in their colleagues to “think twice” before meeting with the Islamic advocacy group. Wolf sent a letter to the FBI’s assistant director of counter-terrorism. “Has the FBI severed ties with CAIR? If so, how is the FBI planning to formally notify members of Congress and other government officials of this decision?” read the Republican congressman’s letter, which pushed the bureau for word of its current connections with the group, and asked whether CAIR’s Washington-based lobbyists are receiving money from overseas.

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