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  • "It's like night and day," said Mr. Hoekstra, comparing Democrats' criticism of the general in 2007 with their praise today. "What's the difference? Democrats have now got to govern. They felt they could do anything for political reasons and political purposes back then. Now they've got to actually govern, and they have to be responsible, so they actually have to act responsibly. They actually have to take a look at Petraeus' record. Before, it was purely ridicule of the guy."

    3 years later, Democrats cast Petraeus in new light →

  • "To release these Russian illegals, particularly under the guise of a phony 'spy swap,' would be a terrible and demoralizing blow to the building of the counterintelligence and counterterrorism capabilities we need now more than ever," he said, noting that terrorists are "illegals."

    Spies exchanged in Vienna →

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