'Great Concern' Over Terror Threat Ahead of July 4th Holiday, Congressman Says

Congressman says there is "great concern" among law enforcement ahead of July 4.

“There's great concern. I would say there's probably more concern now than any time since Sept. 11,” said King, chairman of the House Counterterrorism and Intelligence subcommittee, on “This Week” Sunday.

While the agencies said no specific or credible threat had yet been identified, King told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, “Generally, they don't put those statements out so far in advance unless there's reason for concern.”

King referenced Friday’s overseas attacks as a reason to believe the terror group ISIS is able to coordinate its followers in various countries.

When asked about a recent report in The New York Times citing a survey of law enforcement expressing significantly more concern over anti-government violence than al Qaeda-inspired attacks, King disagreed.

“Every murder is horrible, but there is no comparison between these white supremacists and an internationally coordinated movement,” King said. “That's The New York Times at its worst.”

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