Re: House Resoultion 14. (H.Res. 14)

This letter is a request that your editorial board review this House Resolution and consider supporting it.

Here is the resolution:

H.Res. 14

Urging the president to release information regarding the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks upon the United States.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRSENTATIVES

January 6, 2015

Mr. JONES (for himself, Mr. LYNCH, and Mr. MASSIE) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Select Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select)

RESOLUTION

Urging the president to release information regarding the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks upon the United States.

Whereas President George W. Bush classified 28 pages of the Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of September 2001;

Whereas the contents of the redacted pages are necessary for a full public understanding of the events and circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001, attacks upon the United States;

Whereas the executive branch’s decision to maintain the classified status of these pages prevents the people of the United States from having access to information about the involvement of certain foreign governments in the terrorist attacks of September 2001; and

Whereas the people of the United States and the families of the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks deserve full and public disclosure of the results of the Joint Inquiry: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That it is the sense of the House of Representatives that–

(1) the President should declassify the 28-page section of the Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of September 2001; and

(2) the families of the victims and the people of the United States deserve answers about the events and circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001, attacks upon the United States.

Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry urged President Bush to release the 28 pages in the letter below:

Click to access 2003-senate-letter-re-28-pgs_signed2.pdf

You can see the 28 missing pages on page 395 of the following link:

Click to access CRPT-107hrpt792.pdf

My request is for your editorial board to support the passage of this resolution.

Thank you.

ROY J. KENDALL

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