People forever changed by the events that happened on that Tuesday morning. Yet those persistent rumors have continuously been dismissed as little more than conspiracy theories.
Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch does not think so. The watchdog group is a nonprofit education foundation that is dedicated to government transparency and accountability.
Court documents uncovered through the course of a federal lawsuit filed against the Federal Bureau of Investigation due to the Bureau’s failure to comply with a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. As a result, a judge ordered the FBI to release the once-secret reports.
Court documents recently filed by the government further rock the credibility of Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller because they show that as FBI Director Mueller he worked to cover up the connection between a Florida Saudi family and the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The documents reveal that Mueller was likely involved in publicly releasing deceptive official agency statements about a secret investigation of the Saudis, who lived in Sarasota, with ties to the hijackers. A Florida journalism nonprofit uncovered the existence of the secret FBI investigation that was also kept from Congress.
Under Mueller’s leadership, the FBI tried to discredit the story, publicly countering that agents found no connection between the Sarasota Saudi family and the 2001 terrorist plot. The reality is that the FBI’s own files contained several reports that said the opposite, according to the Ft. Lauderdale-based news group’s ongoing investigation. Files obtained by reporters in the course of their lengthy probe reveal that federal agents found “many connections” between the family and “individuals associated with the terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001.”
The disingenuous statements were issued by FBI officials in Miami and Tampa in a desperate effort to disparage a 2011 story exposing the agency’s covert investigation of the Sarasota Saudis as well as reporting that it had been concealed from Congress. Mueller is referenced in a document index that was ordered by a federal judge to be created in late November 2017. The south Florida judge, William J. Zloch, a Ronald Reagan appointee, asked the FBI to explain where it had discovered dozens of pages of documents in the public-records case filed six years ago. The index reference to then-FBI Director Mueller appears in an item involving an agency white paper written a week after the publication of a news story about the abrupt departure of Saudis Abdulaziz and Anoud al-Hijji from their Sarasota area home about two weeks before 9/11. The couple left behind their cars, clothes, furniture, jewelry and other personal items. “It was created to brief the FBI Director concerning the FBI’s investigation of 4224 Escondito Circle,” the al-Hijjis’ address, the index says.
Though the recently filed court documents reveal Mueller received a briefing about the Sarasota Saudi investigation, the FBI continued to publicly deny it existed and it appears that the lies were approved by Mueller. Not surprisingly, he didn’t respond to questions about this new discovery emailed to his office by the news organization that uncovered it. Though the mainstream media has neglected to report this relevant development, it’s difficult to ignore that it chips away at Mueller’s credibility as special counsel to investigate if Russia influenced the 2016 presidential election. Even before the Saudi coverup documents were exposed by nonprofit journalists, Mueller’s credentials were questionable to head any probe. Back in May Judicial Watch reminded of Mueller’s misguided handiwork and collaboration with radical Islamist organizations as FBI director.
Back in 2013 Judicial Watch had just touched the surface of this grand conspiracy waged against the American people by her own government in 2013 when the watchdog group exclusively obtained droves of records detailing how under Mueller’s guidance and leadership the FBI purged all anti-terrorism training material deemed “offensive” to Muslims after secret meetings between Islamic organizations and the then-FBI chief.
“We see with the new FBI terminology and the new intelligence terminology, they can’t talk about the enemy. They can’t talk about jihad. They can’t talk about Muslim. They can’t talk about Islam.”
— Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex.), speech on the House floor, April 26, 2013
Judicial Watch again had to sue the federal government in order to get them to comply with a simple FOIA request. A judge then ordered the FBI in accordance with the request, publishing an in-depth report on the scandal in 2013 and a lengthier, updated follow-up to the original report in 2015.
As Mueller bowed and scrapped to please Islamic terrorists, putting Americans in harm’s way, refusing to even use the words “radical Islamic terrorism” caving to their every demand, the Bureau eliminated years of Intel and valuable anti-terrorism training material. Groups with known ties to terrorism such as Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) and Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) were destroyed. ISNA and CAIR were named by the U.S. government as unindicted co-conspirators in the 2007 Holy Land Foundation terrorist financing case, while CAIR is a terrorist front group with extensive links to foreign and domestic Islamists. CAIR was founded in 1994 by Middle Eastern extremists named Omar Ahmad, Nihad Awad and Rafeeq Jaber. These men ran what was known as the American propaganda wing of Hamas. At the time it was called the Islamic Association for Palestine.