Obama, Holder Defend Plan To Try 9/11 Defendants

Obama, Holder defend plan to try 9/11 defendants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Wednesday defended plans to try the self-professed mastermind of the September 11, 2001 attacks in criminal courts despite harsh criticism from Republicans who say the trials are too risky.

  • Professor explains wild airline rant: In-flight cigarette was ‘revolutionary’ act of ‘civil disobedience’Professor explains wild airline rant: In-flight cigarette was ‘revolutionary’ act of ‘civil disobedience’
    A Penn State professor was arrested over the weekend in a bizarre videotaped incident that went viral. Karen Halnon, who teaches sociology at the university’s Abington campus, was flying from Nicaragua to Miami when she lit up a cigarette and ranted about Venezuela and President Barack Obama. More
  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tourObama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory boardGOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Nation and World Briefs - Times Argus
    ... to replace Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr ... in my opinion, who favors and will defend this ... the same time as KFC restaurants plan to ...
    02/27/2015 - 4:08 am | View Link
  • Sen. Ted Cruz: Democrats 'Reckless and Irresponsible' on DHS Funding - NewsMax.com
    ... a hold on President Barack Obama's ... Republican plan to introduce the bill ... Security in order to defend an amnesty ... a new direction ...
    02/23/2015 - 2:01 pm | View Link
  • Ted Cruz: Dems 'Reckless and Irresponsible' on DHS Funding - NewsMax.com
    ... a hold on President Barack Obama's ... Republicans plan to introduce the bill ... Security in order to defend an ... a new direction from ...
    02/23/2015 - 9:51 am | View Link
  • Face the Nation Transcripts Feburary 22, 2015: Johnson, Abbott, ... - CBS News
    ... that blocked the president's plan to ... panel, hear from President Obama's ... of the country, Eric Holder, was ... re asking for weapons ...
    02/22/2015 - 6:33 am | View Link
  • Yolo! Clintons to keep taking foreign funds - FOXNews.com
    Yolo! Clintons to keep taking foreign funds - Washington Examiner
    02/20/2015 - 10:54 am | View Link
  • More
  • 34K Black and Latino Churches Cut Ties With Presbyterian USA After Same-Sex Marriage Approval
    Owens and his group have called for the impeachment of Attorney General Eric Holder on the basis that he violated his oath of office by “attempting to impose same-sex ‘marriage’ throughout the nation.” CAAP was also highly critical of Obama’s ...
    03/29/2015 - 2:11 pm | View Link
  • Pro/Con: Obama's immigration actions
    Re " Obama's immigration plan draws support from local advocates," Nov ... President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder sued Arizona for trying to defend themselves from the criminal illegals. Being illegal didn't mean Arizona would go after ...
    11/21/2014 - 6:38 am | View Link
  • Obama: They Still Don't Get Who He is
    Unswayed by public outcry, Obama has doubled down on his misuse of our military. He signed an Executive Order for 500 National Guard troops to go to Ebola land. Think about that folks. These guys signed up as weekend warriors to defend and protect our ...
    10/22/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Holder: Obama's criminal co-conspirator
    Since that time, Holder has been the gatekeeper of Obama's plan for "fundamentally transforming" our nation ... both done a pretty good job of breaching their oath "to Support and Defend" that venerable document. Here are a few examples from Holder's ...
    10/6/2014 - 8:16 am | View Link
  • Barak Obama pal Eric Holder to leave after 6 years as AG
    WASHINGTON: It wasn’t difficult for Barack Obama and Eric Holder to be in the same orbit ... extended legal benefits to same-sex couples and refused to defend a law that allowed states to disregard gay marriages. He oversaw the decision to prosecute ...
    09/26/2014 - 8:26 am | View Link
  • More
  • Eric Holder Says “Disagreeing with Obama Is Racist”
    Really, since Obama is a mulatto, .5 black and .5 white, what aspect of racism, (i.e. racism to whites or blacks), pray tell, is holder talking about?
    03/28/2015 - 1:31 pm | View Website
  • President Obama praises departing Attorney General Eric Holder
    President Obama heaped praise on Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday as he announced the resignation of America's top law enforcement official.
    03/28/2015 - 8:09 am | View Website
  • Presidency of Barack Obama
    Barack Obama was inaugurated on January 20, 2009. He officially assumed the presidency at 12:00 noon, EST and completed the oath of office at 12:05 pm, EST.
    03/28/2015 - 12:52 am | View Website
  • Eric Holder
    Eric Himpton Holder, Jr. (born January 21, 1951) is the 82nd Attorney General of the United States, in office since 2009. Holder, serving in the administration of ...
    03/27/2015 - 11:19 pm | View Website
  • For Obama, Executive Order on Immigration Would Be a ...
    WASHINGTON — President Obama is poised to ignore stark warnings that executive action on immigration would amount to “violating our laws” and would ...
    03/27/2015 - 10:07 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News