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Obama Saudi suit stance irks 9/11 families

June 23, 2009
Washington Times
6/23/2009

4 top Saudis helped fund 9/11 attacks. Obama admin will not let 9/11 families sue them

The Obama administration concurred with the overall sweep of the lower court rulings, but not with all of the legal reasoning.

“The lower courts correctly concluded that Saudi Arabia and its officials are immune from suit for governmental acts outside the United States,” wrote Ms. Kagan in her brief, considered the official position of the U.S. government.

The administration’s position caught many family members off-guard and left them simmering at last week’s meetings.

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