Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) confirmed the Senate will vote on Wednesday to override President Obama’s veto of legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged links to terrorism.
An advocacy organization representing scores of Iraqis killed or wounded by U.S. forces has threatened to sue the American government for war crimes, according to a recent announcement that cites a new bill as opening a pathway for citizens to sue foreign governments over terror attacks.
President Obama will veto legislation passed by Congress last week that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged links to terrorism, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest announced Monday.
A group of Persian Gulf states denounced legislation passed by the U.S. Congress last week that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the Saudi Arabian government over its alleged links to terrorism.
President Obama is expected to veto legislation that Congress passed Friday allowing the families of September 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged links to terrorism as the 15th anniversary of the devastating attacks nears.
Twenty-eight long-classified pages from a congressional report on the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks could be released to the public as early as Friday, according to media reports.
A wealthy family closely aligned with Saudi Arabia’s ruling family has emerged a key donor to both the Clinton Foundation and prominent Democrats, despite the clan’s involvement in a domestic violence case, which they have sought to sweep under the rug, according to police reports and funding documents viewed by the Washington Free Beacon.
President Barack Obama’s two-day trip to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia last month cost taxpayers over $3.1 million in hotel and motorcade costs alone, according to contracts released by the State Department.