Maloney Applauds President Biden’s Declassification of 9/11 Documents
NEW YORK, NY -- Today, President Biden issued an Executive Order directing the Department of Justice and other relevant federal agencies to conduct a declassification review of documents relating to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), sponsor of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, its reauthorization, the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, and the 9/11 Responder and Survivor Health Funding Correction Act, issued the following statement in support of the President’s action.
“The declassification of these documents will hopefully bring 9/11 families some of the answers they have been seeking for two decades. I thank the President for honoring his commitment to the 9/11 community and issuing this order.
“9/11 is not just in the past – it is something these families live with each and every day. They deserve answers.”