GOP Lawmakers To Try To Block Federal Funds For 9/11 Prosecutions

Republican lawmakers to introduce legislation to prohibit funding for any Justice Dept. prosecution in civilian courts of a person being tried in connection with the 9/11 attacks.


thehill.com
Amid fears that the White House may move the terrorist trials connected with September 11, 2001, to the Washington, D.C., region, GOP lawmakers are planning to introduce legislation that would bar the use federal funds for their prosecution in any U.S. civilian court.

The move comes as the White House, met with growing opposition, has reportedly begun considering alternative locations to the originally planned federal district court in downtown Manhattan to try the professed 9/11 “mastermind” Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four co-defendants.

The legislation expected to be introduced early next week is sponsored by Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.), whose district borders Washington, D.C., and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), and would prohibit funding for any Justice Department prosecution in civilian courts of a person being tried in connection with the 9/11 attacks.
This from the washingtonpost
Obama seeks a $200 million fund to help pay for security costs in cities hosting the trials of accused terrorists.

It will be so nice when this man is voted out of office...