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Conspiracy theorists use this out of context quote to prove that 9/11 Commission member Timothy Roemer believes that the statements he heard were lies:

We were extremely frustrated with the false statements we were getting

Quote Status: Out of Context
Attributed to: Timothy Roemer
Category: 9/11; 9/11 Commission
Submitted By: Edward L Winston

Actual Details

The full quote provides context:
For more than two years after the attacks, officials with NORAD [the North American Aerospace Defense Command] and the FAA provided inaccurate information about the response to the hijackings in testimony and media appearances," The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

Authorities suggested that U.S. air defenses had reacted quickly, that jets had been scrambled in response to the last two hijackings and that fighters were prepared to shoot down United Airlines Flight 93 if it threatened Washington.

"In fact, the commission reported a year later, audiotapes from NORAD's Northeast headquarters and other evidence showed clearly that the military never had any of the hijacked airliners in its sights and at one point chased a phantom aircraft -- American Airlines Flight 11 -- long after it had crashed into the World Trade Center

Keep in mind this is the same source most conspiracy theorists use, they simply know that no one will double check it.

It's fairly clear from the context that Timothy Roemer's statement he was referring to certain individuals misleading the commission either intensionally or by bureaucratic confusion about how incompetent they were on 9/11 and how incapable they were. Nothing at all to do with a vast conspiracy on 9/11.


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