WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Rand Paul issued the following statement today in response to the declassification and release of the redacted 28 pages from the Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of September 2001.

“Over a year ago, I and a bipartisan group of my colleagues stood with family members of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to demand President Obama release the redacted 28 pages from the 9/11 Congressional Joint Inquiry. For nearly 14 years, these families have endured one roadblock after another to obtain these details, and I am pleased the administration finally responded to their concerns and honored previous promises,” said Senator Paul. “Today’s disclosure is both momentous and long overdue.”

On June 1, 2015, as part of his efforts to obtain the documents’ release, Senator Rand Paul introduced S. 1471, the Transparency for the Families of 9/11 Victims and Survivors Act, to require President Obama to declassify the redacted 28 pages and make them available to the public. 

Click HERE to read the newly released documents. 

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