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Holder Points Finger At Congress For Forcing 9/11 Military Tribunals

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday his decision to try 9/11 suspects military tribunals at Guantanamo. Holder said that he stood behind his initial decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in criminal court. "Now, unfortunately,
9 years ago by David
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday his decision to try 9/11 suspects military tribunals at Guantanamo.

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

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