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Weiner on President's Decision to Withhold Postmortem Photos of Bin Laden

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Location: Washington, DC

Today, following news that President Barack Obama will withhold post-mortem photos of Osama Bin Laden, Rep. Anthony D. Weiner (D -- Queens and Brooklyn) released the following statement:

"The President did the right thing -- Osama bin Laden is dead. Period. We shouldn't release photos of his body just to satisfy the morbid curiosity of conspiracy theorists."

"With Public Enemy #1 finally gone, we should instead focus on coming together as a country. That is why today I look forward to joining the President, heroic first responders and their friends and families as we honor those who lost their lives on September 11th."


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