Obama: Congress made mistake with veto of Saudi 9/11 lawsuits bill

Obama: Congress made mistake with veto of Saudi 9/11 lawsuits bill
 

President Obama has said Congress made a "mistake" by overriding his veto and pushing through a bill that allows legal action against Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 attacks.
He said the bill would set a "dangerous precedent" for individuals around the world to sue the US government.
Wednesday's vote was the first time Mr Obama's veto power was overruled.
CIA Director John Brennan agreed that the bill carried "grave implications" for national security.
He added: "The downside is potentially huge."
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29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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