Congress Already Apprehensive Over 9/11 Saudi Measure

Mitch McConnell

Republican leaders are voicing concerns over legislation that allows family members of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged role in the attacks just one day after Congress overwhelmingly rejected President Obama’s veto of the bill.

Congress Overrides Obama’s Veto of 9/11 Saudi Bill

AP

Congress voted on Wednesday to override President Obama’s veto of legislation that allows family members of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged role in the attacks, marking the first congressional override of his presidency.

DHS Head to America: Brace for More Terror Attacks

Jeh Johnson

Department of Homeland Security head Jeh Johnson informed Americans on Wednesday that the country is likely to suffer more domestic terror attacks, warning that the department cannot make all threats “a priority” and that the likelihood of an extremist “attack is still there,” despite the department’s best efforts.

Johnson, speaking at the Atlantic magazine ideas forum, admitted that DHS sees a range of threats on the homeland, but “can’t say everything is a priority.” He was unable to provide any firm figure quantifying the number of attacks that could be faced in the upcoming months.