President Obama will visit with families of September 11 terrorist attacks and the 17 sailors killed in the terrorist bombing of the USS Cole.
Obama has some ‘splaining to do. Groups representing victims’ families were angered by Obama’s half-baked executive order to close the terrorist detention center at Guantanamo Bay and Obama’s order to drop the charges against the terrorist mastermind of the Cole bombing.
According to the Washington Post, “fireworks” are likely at the gathering:
Jim Riches, a retired New York firefighter whose son, Jimmy Riches, died in the Sept. 11 attacks, said in an interview yesterday that he wants to hear from Obama what the government intends to do with the prisoners.
“I want to know, are they going to drop the charges? Are they going to try them in another court?” he said. “I want to let them know that these men are dangerous.”
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“The issue . . . is what are they going to do with those detainees. We want justice for the ones that said they did it,” he said.
That’s what I want to know. What is Obama going to do with the terrorists detained at Guantanamo?