“Obviously, we’ve got to make anyone who participates in or supports terrorism pay a price, and we also have to be aware of any consequences that might affect Americans, either military or civilian or our nation,” Clinton said on ABC’s “This Week.”
Later, her campaign released a more definitive statement saying families and victims of terror need to “hold accountable those responsible. As President, she’d work to Congress on that end.”
Sanders also first said he needed time to review the legislation and then issued a statement staunchly supporting the bill.
“I support legislation by Sen. Chuck Schumer that would allow Americans, including the families of victims of the 9/11 attacks, to use U.S. courts to determine if foreign entities are culpable for terrorist attacks in the United States and seek restitution for the damages and lives lost,” it said.