Did Team Obama Give Scottish Officials Their Blessing to Release the Lockerbie Bomber?
Will the state-run media investigate this?
The Lockerbie bomber who killed 169 Americans was released last month from prison in Scotland. Tonight he will be celebrated at Muammar Gaddafi’s 40th Anniversary Extravaganza.
Now we know that the Obama Administration knew about the release of Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi months before he was freed. The Boston Globe reported that there were discussions between Attorney General Eric Holder and his Scottish counterpart back in June.
Hat Tip NDT
Scottish officials announced today that they will release all documents which they say justifies the decision to release the Lockerbie bomber on compassionate grounds.
It ought to be an interesting read.
Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called for sanctions against the UK for releasing Lockerbie bomber, via the Spectator Blog. Chuck may want to discuss this issue over with the White House before he goes ahead with this.
UPDATE: The White House blocked the release of Lockerbie documents this week.
FOX News reported:
The Scottish government told FOX News Tuesday that the U.S. government refuses to allow them to release details of any communication between Scotland and the U.S. over al-Megrahi’s release.
A source with the Scottish government, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the demand was made in a letter sent Tuesday from U.S. Embassy Chief of Mission Richard LeBaron.
Hat Tip D. White