October 07, 2005

The Memoir I've Been Waiting For

Way back in the day, I always got the impression that Louis Freeh hated Bubba Clinton, but that he was saving his discontent---and the juicy anecdotes that went with it---for his memoir.

Turns out I was right.

{...} In another revelation, Freeh says the former president let down the American people and the families of victims of the Khobar Towers terror attack in Saudi Arabia. After promising to bring to justice those responsible for the bombing that killed 19 and injured hundreds, Freeh says Clinton refused to personally ask Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah to allow the FBI to question bombing suspects the kingdom had in custody – the only way the bureau could secure the interviews, according to Freeh. Freeh writes in the book, “Bill Clinton raised the subject only to tell the crown prince that he understood the Saudis’ reluctance to cooperate and then he hit Abdullah up for a contribution to the Clinton Presidential Library.” Says Freeh, “That’s a fact that I am reporting.” {...}

The fun just never ends with Bubba, does it?


{hat tip: LMC}

Posted by Kathy at October 7, 2005 09:38 AM | TrackBack
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