In an interview with Money and Markets podcaster Charles Goyette posted a week ago, former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) discussed some of the undisclosed information by the U.S. government surrounding the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
In that discussion, Paul argued the U.S. government may have had a hint something along the lines the 9/11 attacks could occur, but had gone out of its way after the fact to cover up its knowledge.
“I believe that if we ever get the full truth, we’ll find out that our government had it in the records exactly what the plans were, or at least close to it,” Paul said. “You already mentioned that [the U.S. government] had been warned that something was going to happen.”
Paul applauded the efforts of Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) and others in Congress to determine some of the things surrounding the 9/11 attacks and encouraged the public to join the cause as well. He also took aim at the federal government, which he claimed had been more detrimental to the American public in some ways that Osama bin Laden.
“Our own government did more harm to the liberties of the American people than bin Laden did,” Paul said. “[Bin Laden] was a monster himself, but that was minor compared to the damage done financially, the people that have died. And here we are, 24 years (sic), and we’re still fighting a war in the pretense that had something to do with 9/11.”
(h/t Washington Free Beacon)
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