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Congressman Gus Bilirakis

Representing the 12th District of Florida

The Hunt for Osama Bin Laden

May 6, 2011
Bilirakis Blog

As part of its coverage on the death of Osama bin Laden, the Washington Post has compiled an in-depth project about bin Laden and the events leading up to his death.

In an opening video describing the hunt for bin Laden, Gus is shown questioning General Stanley McChrystal during a 2009 hearing (begins at the 3:10 mark)

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Gus: "Can your plan ever fully succeed if bin Laden is not captured."

Gen. McChrystal: "He is an iconic leader so I think to complete the destruction of that organization, it does mean he needs to be brought to justice."