As an American citizen and a 9/11 widow whose husband was brutally murdered by 19 radical Sunni terrorists, I'd like these appointed and elected officials to immediately explain their indefensible positions with regard to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its now clearly evident role in underwriting and logistically supporting radical Sunni terror groups worldwide.
Beyond adding further tension to an important alliance, the U.S. Senate's passage of a bill that would allow private citizens to expose Saudi Arabia to 9/11 legal claims will impact how international law is practiced, with serious ramifications for the United States.
Some Members of Congress claimed to have "buyer's remorse" the day after they voted overwhelmingly to override the President's
It's the apotheosis of Congressional stupidity.
The fallout of overriding his veto of the Saudi lawsuit bill is apparently too painful.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Congress might have to “fix” the legislation to protect U.S. service members in particular.
Congress is perpetuating lies and damaging U.S. foreign policy at a moment when that's really, really unhelpful.
Democrats and Republicans force a law into effect that enables 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia.
This is a first for the 44th president.
The bill would open up U.S. officials to foreign lawsuits, the president says.
But in a first, Congress will overrule him.