James Woods is not hiding his distaste for President Barack Obama. The 66-year-old actor — who starred as the head of the president’s Secret Service detail, a man plotting to take down the president in this summer’s “White House Down” — expressed his opinions on Twitter this week.
In Hollywood outspoken conservative actors are a rare breed, and unless you’re an iconic legendary actor and directors like a Clint Eastwood, or an acclaimed Academy Award winner like a Jon Voight. Woods responded to someone who tweeted,
“Obama targeted Christian Churches and Conservative Charities with the IRS, but ordered investigations into Hezbollah to be stopped. Let that sink in.”
James Woods said what we are all thinking about Obama! “He’s a Muslim”.
“He is a Muslim. He can deny it, his apologists in the media can refute it, and his enablers can promote a narrative that he is a Christian. It’s a pack of lies. Obama is a Muslim and that is where his allegiance lies. Always has. Always will.”
The Obama administration is believed to have deliberately put the kibosh on charging numerous drug dealers and arms dealing, such as Hezbollah operative nicknamed the ‘Ghost,’ and Abdallah Safieddine, the terrorist organization’s de facto envoy to Iran. All the while both Hezbollah and Iran made massive sums selling “drugs, weapons and used cars, [along with] diamonds, commercial merchandise and even human slaves,” say ex-Project Cassandra agents.
Regarding the Hezbollah comment, Woods, the star of movies including “Once Upon a Time in America,” “Ghosts of Mississippi,” “Salvador,” “The Onion Field” and “John Q,” was referring to Obama’s decision as president to terminate a probe in Hezbollah’s drug and arms dealing as well as human trafficking.”
Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) urged President Donald Trump to reinstate a task force to combat illegal activities by Hezbollah in the U.S., and he called on the Justice and Treasury departments to investigate the matter.
Reps. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), both members of the House oversight committee, called for the Department of Justice to hand over by Jan. 8 all documents related to interference with law enforcement efforts against Hezbollah. They also asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to brief the oversight panel’s staff by Jan. 12.
The POLITICO investigation found that a campaign dubbed Project Cassandra was launched in 2008 to monitor Hezbollah’s criminal activities after the Drug Enforcement Administration discovered evidence of drug and weapons trafficking and money laundering by the group.
But participants in the task force said the Obama administration created roadblocks, saying officials at the Justice and Treasury departments delayed or rejected requests for approval for some investigations, prosecutions, arrests and financial sanctions.