Senators Graham and McCain Unveil Plan to Weaken Saudi 9/11 Bill

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‘The 9/11 Advocates Group is accusing Sen. Lindsey Graham (R – SC) of stabbing them in the back today after he and Sen. John McCain (R – AZ) unveiled what they are called a “fix” to the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), a bill which aimed to allow the 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for backing al-Qaeda ahead of the attack..

While the Saudis lobbied heavily against the bill, and threatened to collapse the US economy over it, it passed easily earlier this year, though even back then Republican leadership was openly talking about gutting the bill after the November election. The election’s gone, and if the “fix” has its way, so are the lawsuits.’

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