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Republican congressman says someone should lose job after botched terror attack

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23-year-old man tried to detonate an explosive device aboard a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23-year-old man tried to detonate an explosive device aboard a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit.

WASHINGTON. - New York congressman Peter King says someone should be fired following a botched terror attack on Christmas Day.
     
The leading Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee says if the situation is as bad as the president says it was, "someone will have to go."
     
President Barack Obama has said the administration had sufficient intelligence to put a Nigerian man on a no-fly list, but that it failed to put all the pieces together. The 23-year-old man tried to detonate an explosive device aboard a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit.
     
The National Security Council's chief of staff, Denis McDonough, called the incident "a stumble," but King says "this was more than a stumble," it "was really a glaring error."

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