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Christie: I Wouldn't Even Let 5-Year-Old Syrian Orphans Into The Country

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Hewitt then asked Christie if he would let in orphaned 5-year-olds from Syria.

"We could come up with 18 different scenarios. The fact is, that we need for appropriate vetting and I don’t think orphans under five should be admitted into the United States at this point. They have no family here. How are we going to care for these folks?" Christie replied. "We need to put the safety and security of the American people first."

Listen to part of Hewitt's interview with Christie: