Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
9/11 families are looking for compensation, but a little newspaper in Florida wants to know what the feds aren't telling us.
The legislation passed unanimously, despite a veto threat from President Barack Obama and warnings from Saudi officials about possible repercussions.
Both candidates broke with the Obama administration in coming out to support the legislation just two days before Tuesday's critical New York primary.
Lawyers for the plaintiffs have argued that evidence shows that Saudi officials and clerics were involved with several 9/11 hijackers in the months before the attacks.
On Thursday, a bipartisan group of US senators reintroduced the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act — and there is hope that the time has finally come for Congress to approve it.