Obama Vetoes Bill To Allow Sept. 11 Victims To Sue Saudi Government

September 23, 2016 11:19 PM

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Visitors honor victims of the Sept. 11 attacks at the Wall of Names at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., earlier this month.

President Obama made good today on earlier threats by vetoing legislation passed unanimously by the House and Senate. The rejected bill would waive sovereign immunity protections for Saudi Arabia and allow victims of the Sept. 11 attacks or their relatives to sue the Saudi government for allegedly h...

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