Rep. Peter King, a Republican from New York, says Muslims need to be more aware during the Fourth of July holiday of people in their community who might be planning terrorist attacks.

"Yeah, well — let me say, I am addressing it largely — or certainly, to a large extent — to, you know, the Muslim community in this region," King said discussing terror threats with local radio L.I. in the AM on Tuesday. "Because if there is a threat, if there is gonna be something happening, it's gonna come from the Muslim community."

CNN reported earlier this week that various U.S. law enforcement agencies are boosting security efforts ahead of the holiday weekend.

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