Saudis paid US veterans in attempt to slay 9/11 feign: Report

Online Deask | May 12,2017 | 9:02 am

Saudi Arabia has paid tens of thousands of dollars to US army veterans in an attempt to kill a recently-passed organization allowing  9/11 families to sue Saudi nationals for their alleged role in facilitating the September 11, 2001 attacks that killed thousands of Americans, a story says.

The US Congress overwhelmingly voted in September of last year to override also President Barack Obamas veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which allows family of the victims of the 9/11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi shake uphill includes paying American military veterans to visit Capitol Hill and have enough money an opinion lawmakers more or less what they said could be unplanned consequences, The Associated Press reported harshly Thursday.

Some of the recruited veterans said Saudi Arabia's supervision was largely paying for the effort, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The veterans' lobbying effort began within a month after the September vote. Apparently, after failing to encounter off the version in Congress and Obamas White House, Saudis have hired 75 foreign agents across the US to fund lavish trips to Washington for veterans, which included lodging them at extra Trump Hotel stuffy the White House.

The veterans however told the New York Post in March that they were misled and openly lied to by vacation organizers Qorvis MSLGROUP.

According to the vets, an organizer denied any Saudi involvement in sponsoring the vacation, despite the fact that federal filings be in the organizer had struck a $100,000 treaty after that the Saudis and is registered as a foreign agent for the regime.

The Saudi lobbyists, who posed as veteran advocates, had told the vets that JASTA exposes them, as ably as 150,000 [US] military personnel stationed in on top of 150 countries, to retaliatory lawsuits in foreign courts.

JASTA, however, deals deserted taking into account the immunity of foreign states and poses tiny risk touching individuals.

The September 11, 2001 attacks, nom de plume the 9/11 attacks, were a series of strikes in the US which killed on 3,000 people and caused more or less $10 billion in property and infrastructure broken.

Of the 19 hijackers that allegedly carried out the attacks, 15 were Saudi nationals and comprehensible evidence suggests some of them were associated to high-ranking Saudi officials.

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