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Saudis Paid for U.S. Veteran Trips to Lobby Against 9/11 Lawsuit Law

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — After Congress passed a new law allowing Sept. 11 victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts, opponents mounted an expensive political campaign, including paying American military veterans to visit Capitol Hill and warn lawmakers about what they said could be unintended consequences.

Hani Hasan Hanjour (Associated Press)

Analysis: Ninth Circuit Would Allow 9/11 Hijacker to Sue to Come to U.S.

The judgment of the Ninth Circuit upholding the temporary restraining order (TRO) against President Donald Trump’s recent executive order restricting travel from seven terror-prone countries would have allowed one of the 9/11 hijackers to sue the government to come to, or stay in, the United States.