On Thursday's Washington Journal on CSPAN, host Greta Brawner took calls from the audience for guest Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY). Mary, a caller on the Democratic Party line, asked if the Congressman would meet with representatives of building experts who believe the World Trade Towers were brought down by controlled demolition on September 11, 2001. Rather than reject the conspiracy theorist, the Congressman agreed to see their "evidence."
I really agree with the Congressman, oh yes. I have a question though, I know you are not a building expert, but you are a U.S Rep who sits on the Homeland Security Committee, so you are responsible to the American people to respond seriously to the opinions of over two thousand building experts we are talking national security here. There is very strong evidence for proving that 9/11 buildings were brought down by controlled demolition. People are waking up to it. Would you be willing to personally review that evidence with representatives of those building experts?
Let me just give you context, Mary is part of a group out there that is skeptical of the investigation that was done of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Well certainly I have a responsibility to review all relevant information relative to that situation and generally. Most certainly, any information that is compelling that change the dynamic of the debate relative to cause and effect, I would certainly review, yes.
Perhaps after meeting with the "truthers," the Congressman can investigate the theory that the moon landing was actually filmed on a Hollywood set.