Skip to comments.BREAKING!!! - Weldon says records were ordered destroyed!! (Able Danger)
Posted on 08/29/2005 6:23:38 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
Congressman Curt Weldon (R - Pennsylvania) gave another exclusive interview to Dom Giordano this evening (Monday) and broke the news that he will be giving a speech on September 8th (next Monday) during which he will present yet another 'Able Danger' witness. This new witness will attest (and will swear under oath when called) that he was "ordered to destroy records" relating to the 'Able Danger' program.
This order to destroy the records occurred prior to 9-11-01. Weldon intimated that it happened during the Clinton Administration.
The witness, who Weldon did not name, says that he was ordered to destroy records and was threatened with jail if he failed to comply. Weldon said that he has the names of the people involved, including the person who gave the order, and HE WILL NAME THEM in his speech.
Congressman Weldon also said that his staff has met with Senator Arlen Specter's (R - Pennsylvania) staff regarding the upcoming Judiciary Committee hearings. Weldon wants to be sure that everybody is on the same page. Weldon also said that he will do whatever he has to do to make sure that ALL the facts come out and that the process "is not manipulated".
Curt Weldon is like a pit bull on a steak. He expressed disgust with the "incompetence" of the 9-11 Commission and said that the victims of the 9-11 terror attacks deserve answers. Weldon is determined to see that they get them.
Weldon did express confidence in Tim Roehmer and John Lehman and speculated that perhaps the poor job done by the Commission was the result of an incompetent staff. Weldon sounded amazed and disappointed that so much important information was either glossed over or swept under the rug by the Commission.
Weldon will give his September 8th speech either to the National Press Club or to a "9-11 families" group which has asked him to speak. He apparently hasn't nailed down the exact venue yet.
(For those unfamiliar with Dom Giordano, he is a very good conservative local talk show host here in the Philadelphia area, an area which includes Curt Weldon's district. Weldon comes on Dom's show often and, like this evening, sometimes breaks news.)
If this all plays out the way it should, and provided it's all true, and I believe it is, this is bigger than Watergate.
And remember -- nobody died in Watergate.
I hope somebody tells him that September 8 doesn't fall on Monday this year.
What the Vegas odds on Richard Clarke?
It'll be interesting to see how this plays out here in the Australian media,Clinton was fairly popular here.
The 9/11 Commission Report should have an additional title "based on a true story" and be moved to the "Fiction" section of all libraries and book stores.
Those involved in destroying this information should be kicked out of DOD.
They're keeping this story alive and ensuring that it's not ignored. It's reaching critical mass slowly but surely.
The MSM is pretending this isn't happening. They can't do it forever...
The 3rd witness (this is now the FOURTH witness), a civilian security contractor named Smith, said that when AD was shut down a Colonel told him (Smith) that the program would be the end of his (the Colonel's) career. So, apparently someone was breathing fire over the Chinagate findings and/or the worries of the DOD lawyers that there would be trouble for finding intel on US citizens (unfortunately, the law does not allow for the possibility that in the Internet Age a program finding links with terrorists and/or spies may not limit itself to non-citizens). Here's a link for what Smith said the other day:
He should stay awake and under armed guard for the next 10 days at least.
This is the height of important breaking news.
"The plot thickens....Weldon is a damn media mastermind...drip, drip drip."
Hey nurse, yea you, hang that bag on that pole, now make sure when this one runs out you tap the valve on that one. Now this is only going to hurt a little bit, stop squirming.
The destruction had nothing to do with 9/11. It was all about CYA. Identifying US persons as possible terrorists by the military would have placed a very bright spotlight on our intelligence gathering agencies and methods.
The destruction was probably ordered to get rid of the evidence that could be used (ACLU?) to show attempts were made to identify these suspects to the agency (FBI) legally responsible for conducting surveillance of persons within this country.
Thanks for the ping!
This is the height of important breaking news.
The former members of the 9/11 commission have public meetings scheduled on 9/1 and on 9/12. They are open to the public and will be televised on C-SPAN.
Tom Kean is hosting the 9/1 forum and Jamie Gorlick is supposed to be a part of the 9/12 forum.
Wanna bet Gorelick calls in sick for the 9/12 meeting?
These upcoming hearings by the Ommission Commission would be an outstanding Freep opportunity.
Joe McCarthy wasn't half as bad as you've been led to believe. He was trying to rid our country of communists, for crying out loud.
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