Obama to Veto Bill Allowing 9/11 Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia – NY Times

I’ve said over and over that Democrat and Republican Presidents are on the same side (which is why we have such a unique opportunity with Trump).  One easy way to confirm this fact is that it doesn’t matter if you’re Bill Clinton, George Bush (either one, doesn’t matter) or Barry Obama, our Presidents are always ready to lick Saudi Arabian boot.  Or sandal I guess.

The White House said on Monday that President Obamawould veto legislation approved by Congress that would allow the families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for any role in the plot, escalating a bipartisan dispute with lawmakers over the measure.

Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, said Mr. Obama “does intend to veto this legislation,” and would work to persuade lawmakers in both parties to change course. If he cannot, the measure could lead to the first veto override of his presidency, as the legislation drew the backing of lopsided majorities in both the House and Senate.

“The president feels quite strongly about this,” Mr. Earnest said of the legislation, which Mr. Obama has said could dangerously undermine the United States’ interests globally, opening the country to a raft of lawsuits by private citizens overseas.

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