NYC Congressmen Propose Bill to Give Bin Laden Bounty to 9/11 Survivors


Democratic representatives Anthony Weiner and Jerrold Nadler are proposing a bill that would award the $50 million in Osama Bin Laden bounty money to first responders, survivors, and families of victims of 9/11. (This is something I didn’t know: In 2001, the Rewards for Justice Program set up a $25 million bounty for catching OBL; in 2004, Congress passed legislation potentially upping that amount to $50 million). “Because there is likely no awardee for the $50 million bounty for Osama bin Laden’s capture, those funds should now be used in support of the thousands of 9/11 families, responders and survivors,” said Nadler.

In other Anthony Weiner-related news, his Mother’s Day tweet won the day.