House Passes Bill Allowing 9/11 Families to Sue Saudi Arabia

The White House has suggested that President Obama would veto the measure over concerns that it would open the U.S. up to lawsuits in other countries.
0:59 | 09/09/16

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The house hasn't. I'm bipartisan bill. That would allow families attempt to September 11 victims to sue the government. A Saudi Arabia it is a controversial decision that puts congress on a collision course with President Obama whom vowed to veto the legislation. Fifteen of the nineteen hijackers on 9/11. Or Saudi nationals. Also in Washington DC lawmakers gathered on the steps of Capitol Hill during remembrance ceremony for the 9/11 attacks lawmakers also took part in a rendition. A god bless America attorney general Loretta lynch pause for a moment of silence during a commemoration ceremony with Department of Justice employees. A commemorative plaque was dedicated for the survivor tree seedling planted in the DOJ courtyard. And on the New York Stock Exchange then I'll let me. The national day of service was kicked off of the opening bell to promote. Unity empathy and service in observance of the somber anniversary. A moment of silence will be observed before today's post impact.

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