One of the most secret documents regarding the worst terrorist attack in American history could be released by Congress as early as Friday.
Get ready, conspiracy Bros.
The so called “28 pages” are from a congressional inquiry into September 11th, and they allegedly detail Saudi Arabian involvement in the plot.
The report was released in December of 2002, but part of it was kept classified by the Bush administration. Ever since then, they’ve fueled speculation that actors within the Saudi government provided aid to the 9/11 hijackers.
Former Senator Bob Graham, who chaired the committee that carried out the investigation and has been pushing the White House to release the pages, said Thursday he was “very pleased” by the news.
“It is going to increase the questioning of the Saudis’ role supporting the hijackers,” Graham told CNN. “I think of this almost as the 28 pages are sort of the cork in the wine bottle. And once it’s out, hopefully the rest of the wine itself will start to pour out.”
Graham added, “Would the U.S. government have kept information that was just speculation away from American people for 14 years if somebody didn’t think it was going to make a difference?”
Congress said they will put the pages online following some procedural steps that still need to be taken. According to sources, the pages will be released with “minimal redaction.”
We will keep you posted.