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.

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