The faltering plan to hold trials for the 9/11 terror suspects in downtown Manhattan has elicited intense criticism from Mayor Bloomberg, Governor Paterson, the NYPD, Chuck Schumer, and other local politicians and business leaders. But in an interview with CBS News anchor Katie Couric, President Obama still declined to officially "blink," saying, "I have not ruled it out, but I think it's important for us to take into account the practical, logistical issues involved. If you have got a city that is saying no, and a police department that is saying no, and a mayor that is saying no, that makes it difficult." But what about the City Council; maybe they can turn this thing around for Obama? They've just decided to hold a hearing on the issue, so don't touch that dial...
Obama Won't Rule Out 9/11 Trial in NYC
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"It puts more of a burden on New York — puts more of a burden on 49 other states."
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