The mayor of Bowling Green, Kentucky believes the two Iraqi nationals being held in his city on terrorism charges are secure and American courts can handle terror suspects. On Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in a letter that the decision to treat Waad Ramadan Alwan and Mohanad… Continue reading Bowling Green Mayor Speaks Out About Terror Suspects
From the Associated Press U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder repeating his request to reconsider holding civilian trials for two Iraqis arrested in Bowling Green last month. McConnell released that letter on Tuesday, saying the decision to treat Waad Ramadan Alwan and Mohanad Shareef Hammadi as… Continue reading McConnell Asks Holder To Reconsider Iraqis’ Trial Site
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is disputing the Justice Department’s defense of prosecuting terrorism suspects in Kentucky, saying the case is unique. McConnell wants the two Iraqis tried in Guantanamo Bay rather than in civilian court in Kentucky. The Kentucky Republican met Friday with local elected officials and law enforcement in Bowling Green, where… Continue reading McConnell, Justice Dept. At Odds Over Terrorism Trial Site
U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, (KY-D), supports the Obama administration’s decision to prosecute 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in military court despite having no misgivings about trying terror suspects in U.S. courts.