Times Square jihadi answers U.S. District Judge Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum.
Shahzad, 31, defended his attempt to kill Americans. During his statement before sentencing, Cedarbaum cut him off at one point to ask if he had sworn allegiance to the United States when the Pakistan-born Shahzad became a citizen last year.
“I did swear but I did not mean it,” Shahzad said.
“So you took a false oath,” the judge told him.