Republicans renew push to block 9/11 civilian terror trials

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Republican lawmakers, seizing on New York City’s resistance to hosting a high-profile terrorism trial, are renewing a push to block foreign terrorist suspects from getting trials in U.S. civilian courts

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) plans to introduce legislation on Tuesday to cut off funding for alleged Sept. 11 conspirators to face prosecution in federal courts, saying they should be tried by military commissions instead.

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