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I confront the mayor of Molenbeek, who knew her city harboured terrorists — and did nothing

I didn’t expect to meet the mayor of Molenbeek when I came to Belgium.

Mayor Françoise Schepmans was privy to a list of terror-suspects living in her city — including Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam. The mayor received the list a full month prior to the Paris terror attack that claimed the lives of 130 people.

And she did nothing.

I asked her why — and her answer made me very angry…

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