Skip to comments.9/11 Widows 'Horrified' at Intelligence Blunder
Posted on 08/11/2005 8:29:22 AM PDT by bobsunshine
A group of 9/11 widows say they are "horrified" over reports that the 9/11 Commission ignored evidence that the Clinton administration had identified the two 9/11 hijackers who destroyed the World Trade Center as terrorist threats two years before the attack.
"We are horrified to learn . . . . that the 9/11 Commission failed to fully investigate all of the facts and circumstances surrounding the 9/11 attacks," the group Sept. 11 Advocates said in a statement late Wednesday.
A separate group of 9/11 widows, known as "the Jersey Girls," is also expressing outrage over the 9/11 Commission's decision to ignore testimony that military intelligence had identified Mohamed Atta and Marwan al-Shehhi in 1999 as terrorist threats operating inside the U.S. - but was ordered not to share the information with the FBI.
"This calls into question the credibility of the [9/11 Commission] report because this is not an insignificant piece of information," Kristen Breitweiser told the Asbury Park Press.
"The idea we didn't know this is quite disturbing," she added.
"People have been led to believe that the hijackers were in the country undetected, but this information shows that is not true," said fellow Jersey Girl Mindy Kleinberg.
"Now the truth is our intelligence agencies did not fail," Kleinberg told the Press. "They were tracking them. Now the question is why did we perpetrate that myth and why were we not able to unravel the plot, especially in light of the fact that we had Mohamed Atta in our sights."
Rep. Curt Weldon, who first revealed the 9/11 intelligence blunder on Monday, blamed the "firewall" erected by the Clinton Justice Department that prevented sharing intelligence with law enforcement.
"There was no reason not to share this information with the FBI," he complained in a radio interview Wednesday night, "except that the firewalls that existed back then were so severe that they wouldn't let these agencies talk to one another."
So are they going to camp out on Clintoon's doorstep now?
Wow...the Jersey Girls even. I'm sure they're working on the spin to blame Bush.
Or Ted Kennedy's?
Me too ... I'm shocked I tell ya ... shocked!
Makes no difference to Kristen Breitweiser, she still puts all the blame on Bush. Saw her on Cavuto yesterday afternoon, still blaming Bush. Jeez!
Breitweiser will regain her delusions soon and be right back on message. It's too lucrative being a shrill lib harpy.
Let's not blame the terrorists,lets blame Bush.
I wonder if this useful idiot will realize she was gamed. If so, I wonder if the Today Show and the rest of MSM will book her. *not holding breath*...
Who were the Pentagon lawyers? That will be the answer that the liberal media will not pursue because.....they know they will be Clinton appointees following the rules Gorelick established.
This does not bode well for the clintonestas on the 911 commission nor for the (s)ex-president.
Never. Nobody gets away with blaming the Clintons for anything. OR, they end up dead.
Hmmm.... isn't this the same group of 'widows' that the Commission courted and bent over backwards to acknowledge and please? Fickle women... :)
I can't stand the Jersey Girls because of the way they presumed to speak for ALL 9/11 families and used their status as victims to advance their own celebrity. They are to 9/11 what this Sheehan woman is to Iraq, a convenient tool of the far left.
Kristin Breitweiser is in a real pickle now. I firmly believe Kristin could give two shyts about curing what caused 9/11 and cares only about getting Bush. This woman is a waste of time and space. Well Kristin, how are you going to preserve the myth now? You have been using the 9/11 commish report (ya know, the commish to try and blame 9/11 on Bush) to bash the Bush administration for not doing enough to protect us. Now, it turns out that your beloved 9/11 commision was a fraud. Can't wait to see how you are going to twist yourself into a pretzel to 1)still blame Bush and claim he is failing to protect us; and 2) somehow still claim the the 9/11 panel was the end all be all.
Jeanine....bet Hillary would love to discuss this.
Did you expect Gorelick to incriminate herself? If you wanted honest and open, you would have demanded that she be excluded from the commission, but no, you just wanted to bash the Bush administration, so she was just fine then...
Kristin Budweiser: "I'm horrified! I said I'm HORRIFIED! HEY, I'M TALKING OVER HERE! SOMEONE PUT A FRIGGIN' CAMERA ON ME!"
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