FALN terrorists bombed Frances Tavern, murdering Frank Connor.
Friday, while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Joe Connor said:
Despite the warnings and recommendations to the contrary from the FBI, Bureau of Prisons, prosecutors, Janet Reno herself, then Deputy Attorney General and current Attorney General-nominee Eric Holder yesterday flatly admitted recommending release of those terrorists.
Democrat Senators Leahy, Kennedy, Biden, Kohl, Feinstein, Feingold, Schumer, and Durbin all currently serve on that committee. On September 14, 1999, they joined 87 of their fellow Senators and voted to condemn President Clinton’s pardon of 16 Los Macheteros (“the Machete Wielders”) and FALN terrorists.
Thursday, Eric Holder said those pardons were “reasonable” and indicated there had been heavy lobbying to grant clemency. Here is the audio:
What was really reasonable were the sentences the 16 terrorists had received, as Debra Burlingame pointed out in her written testimony: