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Sensitive' Docs Reveal Obama Admin. Gave Muslim Brotherhood VIP Treatment, Let Members Bypass Airport Security

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"We did not hear anything further from the MB [Muslim Brotherhood] so we assume to departure went smoothly."

(FILE)

The U.S. State Department provided members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood with VIP treatment at JFK airport and exempted them from extra security screening, according to internal government documents.

The preferential treatment, referred to as "port courtesy," is generally reserved for visiting dignitaries but was reportedly provided to members of the Muslim Brotherhood in March and April of 2012. The development was first reported by the Investigative Project on Terrorism, which compiled State Department documents obtained as part of a Freedom of Information Act request.

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