In May 2006 antiwar Rep. John Murtha (D-PA) accused US marines of killing innocent Iraqis “in cold blood” after the former news magazine TIME published a piece of Al-Qaeda propaganda about an incident in Haditha, Iraq.
In May 2006 antiwar Rep. John Murtha (D-PA) also announced that there was a grand coverup to to stifle the story:
In this interview (Video HERE) of antiwar Democrat John Murtha with ABC, after his original accusations:
MURTHA: This is what the Marine Corps told me at the highest level. The Commandant of the Marine Corps was in my office just last week, so you know. I know there was a cover-up someplace. They knew about this a few days afterwards and thereâ€™s no question the chain of command tried to stifle the story. I can understand why, but that doesnâ€™t excuse it. Something like this has to be brought out to the public, and the people have to be punished.
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1st Lt. Andrew Grayson was found not guilty on all charges that he tried to help cover up the killings of 24 Iraqis.
Antiwar Democrat John Murtha was wrong about the “cold-blooded” killings.
And… Murtha was wrong about the coverup, too.