White House Quietly Courts Muslims in U.S.
White House officials cited several recent government actions that were influenced, in part, by the discussions.
By ANDREA ELLIOTT
April 18, 2010
Muslim and Arab-American advocates have participated in policy discussions and received briefings from top White House aides and other officials on health care legislation, foreign policy, the economy, immigration and national security. They have met privately with a senior White House adviser, Valerie Jarrett, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to discuss civil liberties concerns and counterterrorism strategy...
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