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Fox News alert on new information in the attack on the US embassy in Cairo last week.
Fox News obtaining intelligence documents suggesting the onslaught was an effort to protest the imprisonment.
Of the man behind the original World Trade Center bombing back in 1993.
And now senior Republican lawmakers are warning the Obama administration.
That even discussing the release of this terrorist.
Is a no -- out.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- According to the documents from Homeland Security the call to action was posted on the Internet.
Two days before the attack in Cairo it called on egyptians to burn the embassy down if they had to.
To demand the release of sheik Omar Abdel -- them.
The so called blind -- is serving life in prison for the bombing of the World Trade Center back in 1993.
Six people were killed in that bombing more than a thousand were injured.
Our chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge is the -- who's broken this news in a Fox News exclusive she's live from Washington with more Catherine.
Thank you may get a short time ago -- senior Republican lawmakers sending this letter to the Justice Department.
And the State Department -- -- responding to reports that the blind sheik Omar -- rock -- held in the US prison.
Convicted in the world first World Trade Center attack in 93 might be transferred to Egyptian authorities.
For humanitarian and health reasons.
The letter reads in part quote.
Succumbing to the demands of a country whose citizens threaten -- embassy.
And the American serving in it with send a clear message that acts of violence will be responded to with appeasement.
Rather than strength.
It would be seen as a sign of weakness and lack of resolve by the United States and its president.
Within the last -- Justice Department spokesman telling fox the idea of transferring the blind -- was absurd and this response from the State Department.
Let me say as clearly as I can there is no plan to release the blind Sheikh there is no plan.
To my knowledge we have not been approached about it recently by any senior egyptians.
-- is also obtained a three page homeland security intelligence report.
Two days before the demonstrations in Cairo the department had information that there was a call for egyptians to attack the embassy to force the release of the blind -- quote.
The time has come for a strong movement from -- sons of Egypt to release the detained shake.
But your slogan be known to the American Embassy in Egypt until -- detained -- is released congressional sources tell Fox News they believe the demonstrations in Cairo.
We're response and pop and Wear -- response pardon me in parts of the movie but also this sustained undercurrent in this push.
To get the release or the transfer of the blind -- -- -- Catherine Herridge thank you continuing to -- news.
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