Sunday, November 28, 2021

9/11 Families Tell Biden to Leave Memorial if He Doesn’t Declassify Files

The families of victims killed during the September 11 terrorist attacks sent a letter to President Joe Biden asking his administration to make evidence about the incident public.

The nearly 1,800 victims who survived, first responders, and family members of the slain victims said they want the White House to make public the evidence held by the federal government, which they believe is the result of Saudi officials and the attackers. Shows a link in the middle.

“We understand President Biden’s desire to mark the momentous occasion of the 20th anniversary at Ground Zero,” said the letter to Biden, which was obtained by The Epoch Times. “However, we cannot, in good faith, and with reverence for those lost, sick and injured, welcome the President to our sacred grounds until he fulfills his commitment.”

He noted that Biden, when he was a candidate, told the victims of 9/11 that if he was elected, he would instruct the attorney general to disclose some evidence related to the terrorist attacks.

Much investigative evidence has emerged since the conclusion of the 9/11 Commission in 2004, accusing Saudi government officials of supporting the attacks. Through several administrations, the Justice Department and the FBI have actively We have sought to keep this information a secret and prevent the American people from knowing the full truth about the 9/11 attacks,” their letter said.

Over the years, he said, federal officials have ignored or denied bipartisan efforts to provide more transparency on attacks.

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US President Joe Biden makes remarks during an event on the South Lawn of the White House on August 5, 2021 in Washington. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

“If President Biden retracts from his commitment and sides with the Saudi government,” the letter said, “we would like to publicly oppose any involvement by his administration in any 9/11 memorial celebrations.” Will be forced to continue its policies that thwart Americans’ rights to hold those who, as known evidence suggests, materially supported the 9/11 hijackers.”

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Former presidents George W Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump have all refused to make public documents supporting the 9/11 investigation. In 2019, the Trump administration invoked a state secret privilege to keep that information classified.

Separately, Bruce Eagleson’s son Brett Eagleson, who died at the World Trade Center, told CNBC that the families of the 9/11 victims who signed the letter are “on our end with our own government.”

Eagleson is one of the relatives of several victims who filed suit against the government of Saudi Arabia for allegedly participating in the attacks, which killed nearly 3,000 people, injured more than 6,000, and the American War on Terror. broke out, which led to attacks. Afghanistan and later, Iraq.

“We are disappointed, weary and saddened by the fact that the US government has chosen to keep information about the deaths of our loved ones for 20 years,” Eagleson told the network.

Meanwhile, several senators recently asked to be declassified and provide documents about the Saudi government’s alleged ties to the attack.

“If the United States government is sitting on a document implicating Saudi Arabia or any person or any country in the events of September 11, these families and the American people have a right to know,” Sen. Bob Menendez (dn.j.) Said in a statement.

The Epoch Times has contacted the White House for comment.

Jack Phillips

Jack Phillips

senior reporter

Jack Phillips is a reporter at The Epoch Times in New York City.


This News Originally From – The Epoch Times

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