Dozens of family members and survivors of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack will head to former President Donald Trump’s Bedminster golf club next week to protest the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf event there.
Brett Eagleson, a founder of the group 9/11 Justice, told POLITICO the group will hold a press conference on Friday morning down the street from the exclusive club. Trump’s Bedminster is the site of the next big event for the Saudi Arabian-funded golf series.
And Eagleson’s group hopes to call attention to the Saudi government’s connections to 9/11 and call out the 48-man field heading to the tourney for “choosing to take Saudi payouts and look the other way on the country’s human rights abuses and role in the worst terrorist attacks on American soil.”
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New: On the morning of LIV Golf at Bedminster, at least 100 families & survivors plan to attend a big press conference w 9/11 Justice to protest
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