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King Announces Witnesses for Hearing on Iran/Hezbollah Threat to U.S. Homeland

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In announcing the hearing, Chairman King said:

"The disruption last fall of an Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States at a popular Washington restaurant was a wake-up call for all Americans. Last month's forthright comments by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper that the Iranian regime is "now more willing to conduct an attack in the United States' has further heightened concern about an attack by Iran on the homeland. At this hearing, we will focus on Iran's primary terrorism proxies, including Hezbollah, which already has a robust network within the U.S., and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, as well as the real potential that the regime will activate its network of operatives to carry out an attack here."

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