New York City's Police Commissioner Ray Kelly recently told a group of Young GOP'ers this January that no one from the Obama administration consulted with him prior the announcement that the trial for confessed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed would be held in lower Manhattan. In fact, Commissioner Kelly also emphasized that the upcoming terror trials were "thrusted" upon the city. However, according to remarks Attorney General Eric Holder made to the Senate Judiciary Committee on November 18, 2009, he had consulted with both Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Kelly already.
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