Skip to comments.California congressman (Rep. Dana Rohrabacher) to hold hearings on Oklahoma City bombing
Posted on 06/08/2006 5:51:22 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
A California congressman said Thursday a House subcommittee will investigate whether there was a foreign connection to the 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the International Relations Committee, said his committee's investigation will focus on whether those responsible for the Oklahoma City bombing had help from a foreign source.
"We need to answer some very serious questions in order to have confidence that the truth of this monstrous crime is fully known," Rohrabacher, who has conducted an extensive personal inquiry into the bombing, said in a statement.
Plans for the hearing, likely to be held in September, were first reported by the McCurtain Daily Gazette.
Timothy McVeigh was put to death in 2001 for the April 19, 1995, bombing that killed 168 people and injured more than 800 others. His co-defendant, Terry Nichols, is serving state and federal life prison sentences.
Rohrabacher met with Nichols for about two hours last year at a federal prison in Colorado where Nichols admitted helping McVeigh but did not identify anyone else, Rohrabacher said. He said at the time Nichols' statements did not warrant a congressional hearing.
Theories have persisted that other suspects not officially identified, including a group of white supremacist bank robbers with ties to Elohim City, may have played a role in the bombing.
A judge in Nichols' 2004 state murder trial ruled there was no substance to defense allegations that McVeigh had links to the bank robbers or other unidentified suspects.
Not sure I can get my hopes up again on this one.
Jayna Davis and her witnesses must testify or this will be just another cover-up.
I worry that there are too many dirty hands on both sides of the aisle in DC to get far with this.
He should investigate the federal govt's massacre of U.S. citizens at Waco.
TWA 800 also? I wager the Administration back burners this one, besides these dog and pony congressional hearings are little more than a glorified H.S. debate forum.
Bush has also made a point of disallowing highlighting of
Clintons skeletons, after all Bill and GW Senior are buddies.
WOW!! About time! The good news just keeps coming. Maybe we can get them to look into TWA 800 too.
I just left a message for Jayna. Let's see what is really happening here.
Rohrabacher is in my area, though not my congressman. I do not believe he would be party to a 9/11 Commission type cover up.
And while he is at it, I hope someone will explain how Jose Padilla's sketch wound up as Suspect #2 right after the OKC bombing. Recently, I saw some video of Padilla (the "dirty bomber" that they arrested in Chicago, I believe)and was struck again by the dead-on drawing that was handed out by the FBI in OKC...and then mysteriously dropped. This entire thing is still a murky part of Billy Jeff's corrupt legacy, and I glad someone more zealous to find the truth than the pathetic Danforth is looking into it at last.
Should start with trying to find out the names of "those responsible." Next try to find out whether "those responsible" had help from a domestic or foreign source. Maybe something will come of this but I'm not holding my breath.
Isn't Terry Nichols wife's last name, Padilla also????
As a former California YAF member, I distributed flyers door to door for Dana's first congressional campaign. (That was a LONG time ago.) I always thought of him as a straight shooter.
Terry Nichols has a Filipino wife. If he is a white supremacist, he is not very good at it.
I'm thinkin' if he's a straigt shooter, the first thing he'll do is get ahold of the video tapes that were immediately confiscated by the feds...
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