3,337. 1/29/2002

“By late January 2002, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) was co-sponsoring a bill to set up what eventually became the 9/11 Commission. But both President Bush and Vice President [Dick] Cheney personally lobbied Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle [D-SD] to back off. ‘The vice president expressed the concern that a review of what happened on September 11 would take resources and personnel away from the…war on terrorism,’ Daschle told reporters [on January 29, 2002]. ‘But I clearly think the American people are entitled to know what happened and why.’ ”

 – Peter Lance, Cover Up, Page 135

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