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But first our top story new allegations that vital intelligence was lost in a rush to bring Osama bin Laden send lot of trial right here.
And the United States forgotten with it's everybody I'm generally -- I'm John Scott two and a half weeks ago this member of bin Laden's inner family circle pleaded not guilty in criminal court in New York.
On a charge of plotting to kill Americans.
The Obama administration's push to conduct trials of suspected terrorists on American soil is already extremely controversial.
But now some lawmakers want to know -- this case cost us a chance to learn more about al-Qaeda.
-- -- Chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge live with more on that from Washington Catherine.
Well John good morning in a very direct letter to mr.
Obama the chairman of four congressional committees.
With oversight for intelligence foreign affairs and military and judiciary say they have quote grave misgivings about the president's decision.
To apparently rush Osama bin Laden's brother in law to criminal.
Court for trial rather than interrogate him.
So remind Bill Gates maintained a close relationship with Osama bin Laden and after 9/11 fled to Iran and the four committee chairman believed.
He has information about -- cut his relationship with Iran.
It's evolving strategy and capabilities.
The letter reads in part quote the failure to provide an adequate mechanism for the United States to acquire sensitive intelligence information from -- gate.
Prior to -- -- him and bring him to criminal court.
Suggests a fundamental lack of a coherent security strategy.
The -- congressman Mike Rogers chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and voice of foreign affairs Bob -- lot of judiciary and Bachmann -- of armed services.
Are now demanding a briefing from the nation's top intelligence officer James clapper among others to explain why the administration -- so confident.
That they got everything they could from -- gate.
I've found in visiting in Guantanamo.
In -- thing -- the prisons in Afghanistan.
That we have ways of that getting information.
We have people that are highly trained that can sit down and get these people's confidence and and they weren't a lot -- can learn a lot.
And lest we shut him off with a -- -- What prosecutors presented in court earlier this month about who -- -- that he had given a 22 page statement.
A congressman king -- confirmed to fox that he has not been briefed on the -- -- Of that statement so it is not known what if anything he provided to investigators before he was read his rights -- My interest in Catherine Herridge in Washington thank you Iraq.
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