Tancredo says Obama bigger threat than Al-Qaida

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) - Colorado Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Tancredo says President Barack Obama is a bigger threat to the United States than Al-Qaida or terrorism.

He made the comments while campaigning in Canon City Tuesday, and his comments were reported Wednesday by the Canon City Daily Record.

Tancredo said Obama posed a threat to the Constitution, saying: “It's not Al-Qaida, it's the guy sitting in the White House.”

Tancredo also said he believes Obama and Democratic Colorado Gubernatorial Candidate John Hickenlooper are “kindred spirits.”

Tancredo has a reputation for controversial comments, including a suggestion that the United States bomb Islam's holy sites if attacked by nuclear weapons.

The former Republican Congressman is running on the American Constitution party ticket.

KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 106154263 - nbc11news.com/a?a=106154263
Gray Television, Inc.