In the News: GOP rift widens amid growing hostility to Afghan refugees

“There’s just a sense that we are less safe as a country as a result of this,” said Neil Newhouse, a veteran Republican pollster. The rhetoric reflects “a general, overall increase” in concern in the country over the risk of terrorist threats after Afghanistan’s fall to the Taliban — not just in the short term from those who may not have been properly vetted, but a year or two down the road.

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