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Published on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 by CommonDreams.org
 
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White House Press Briefing with Scott McClellan
 
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2003 - 12:30 PM
 
 
by Russell Mokhiber
 
     
 

Mokhiber: I've got two things.

A group of family members of victims of September 11th have gotten together in a group called Families for Peaceful Tomorrows. And they, over the past year, have written to the President four times asking for a meeting. They want him, according to the letter, to stop using our family members killed on September 11th as a reason for taking action that will cause the deaths of other innocent family members. Why has the President not met with them?

Scott McClellan: I don't know that you -- if you want to give me the specific names, I'll be glad to look into it, Russ. I don't know -- I don't know every piece of correspondence the President receives off the top of my head.

Mokhiber: They have written a book September 11 -- Families for Peaceful Tomorrows. I'll get you the names of the family members. The other is, your father, Barr McClellan, has written a book that's coming out next month. It's called "Blood, Money and Power: How LBJ Killed JFK." And I'm wondering if you agree with your father that President Johnson was behind the assassination of President Kennedy?

Scott McClellan: Thank you for the opportunity, but I'm not going to have any comment on it. Thanks.

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-Thanks to Russell Mokhiber

White House reporter Russell Mokhiber is the editor of the Washington, D.C.-based Corporate Crime Reporter - www.corporatecrimereporter.com. He co-authors the weekly Focus on the Corporation column with Robert Weissman which Common Dreams publishes. He can be reached at: russell@nationalpress.com

 

 
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