Wednesday, March 26, 2003

9-11 Commission Funding Woes

Questions arise concerning the administration's funding of the congressional investigation into the September 11th attacks, By TIMOTHY J. BURGER,, Mar. 26, 2003, Is the Bush White House trying to put the brakes on the congressional panel created last fall to investigate 9-11 attacks? Sources tell TIME that the White House brushed off a request quietly made last week by the 9-11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean, the Republican former governor of New Jersey, to boost his budget by $11 million. Kean had sought the funding as part of the $75 billion supplemental spending bill that the president just requested to pay for war with Iraq. Bush's recent move has miffed some members of the 9-11 panel ... more

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