Judge Nap: Obama Won't Admit Saudi Arabia Is an Enemy Posing as a Friend
Judge Andrew Napolitano appeared on "Fox and Friends" today to weigh in on the "enormously complex" relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia.
He told Steve Doocy it was no coincidence that nine Guantanamo Bay detainees were recently released and sent to Saudi Arabia, the same week as President Obama's controversial trip to the country.
Judge Napolitano added that the president's visit comes amid new reports of Saudi Arabia's possible role in helping the 9/11 terrorists.
He explained that not only is there support from both Democrats and Republicans to declassify 28 pages of the 9/11 report that mention Saudi Arabia, there is also a bilateral push in Congress for a bill that could make the kingdom liable for damages stemming from the 2001 terror attack.
"At the same time that's happening, the president's visiting Saudi Arabia. At the same time that's happening, they're releasing these people and sending them to Saudi Arabia," Judge Napolitano said. "So this is all connected. This is all part of the president's scheme to have his cake and eat it too. He doesn't want to address the fact that Saudi Arabia has been an enemy under the guise of being a friend."
Judge Napolitano explained that Obama now faces a conundrum, because if he allows the missing 9/11 report pages to be declassified, the pressure to allow lawsuits against Saudi Arabia will grow exponentially.
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