President George W. Bush's administration shielded Saudi Arabian elites from investigation after 9/11 and prioritized Saudi Arabia's ties with the US, including investment in US economy.
Everyone praising George W. Bush's ability to string together nice-sounding words is effectively cheering a former president still engaged in a coverup that deprives families of those killed on 9/11 truth and justice.
I just read your actual link to NPR.
BS!!! I read Sen. Bob Graham's book "Intelligence matters" where he has LOTS of evidence, including on this dinner.
The report was finished in Dec. 2002 and Graham was co-chair. Again, skim at least the TOC