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Monday, February 13, 2006

Weldon Press Conference on Tuesday

WELDON CALLS PRESS CONFERENCE IN ADVANCE OF WEDNESDAY'S HEARING ON ABLE DANGER

WASHINGTON (13 Feb.) -U.S. Rep. Curt Weldon (R-Pa.), vice chairman of the House Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees, will hold a press conference on Tuesday, February 14th at 12:00 p.m. in the House Radio/TV Gallery in advance of Wednesday's House Armed Service joint subcommittee hearing on the Able Danger - a Department of Defense planning effort prior to 9/11 tasked to identify and target the linkages and relationships of Al-Qaeda worldwide.

Weldon plans to highlight much of his work over the past 9 months on Able Danger, and detail new information on the planning effort, including some of the ongoing investigations within Congress.

Following the press conference, Congressman Weldon will appear before the Committee on Government Reform's National Security Subcommittee hearing on National Security Whistleblower Protection. Weldon will highlight how individuals within the U.S. government who have told the truth, when the truth went against agency leadership, they were fired.

WHAT: Press Conference with U.S. Rep. Curt Weldon on Able Danger

WHERE: House Radio/TV Gallery, The Capitol (H-321)

WHEN: Tuesday, 14 February 2006 at 12:00 p.m.