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Holder points finger at Congress for forcing 9/11 military tribunals

By David Edwards
Monday, April 4, 2011 13:45 EDT
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday his decision to try 9/11 suspects in military tribunals at Guantanamo.

Holder said that he stood behind his initial decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in a criminal court.

“Now, unfortunately, since I made that decision, members of Congress have intervened and imposed restrictions blocking the administration from bringing any Guantanamo detainees to try in the United States regardless of the venue,” he explained.

This video is from MSNBC, broadcast April 3, 2011.


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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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