Posts Tagged ‘Tom Ridge’

Tom Ridge on the Bush Terrorism Alert Code

August 23, 2009

Tom Ridge on the Bush Terrorism Alert Code

Tom Ridge, first Secretary of Homeland Security, says the G.W. Bush administration pressured him to raise the public terrorism Threat Level before the 2004 elections and for other politically-motivated reasons, when objective measures indicated no increased threats. He refused. His book detailing the charges comes out soon.