White House Criticises Bill Allowing 9/11 Victims' Families To Sue Saudi Arabia [Video]

"White House press secretary Josh Earnest said that the so-called "Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act" would “change long standing international law regarding sovereign immunity," at Tuesday’s press briefing in Washington D.C., after the US Senate unanimously adopted the bill earlier in the morning.

Earnest told the press that "I know that the advocates of this legislation have suggested that they have taken into account our concerns by more narrowly tailoring the legislation, but unfortunately their efforts were not sufficient to prevent longer term unintended consequences that we are concerned about."" (Source: Ruptly TV, 5/17/2016)

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