posted on Nov, 1 2011 @ 09:32 AM
I was just reading this from ABC
on Yahoo, from an interview that airs tonight on Nightline with George Stephanopoulos.
Condoleezza Rice tells the audience about being in China shortly after 9-11-01. The Vice President came on the secure screen and told them the White
House sensors picked up botulinum toxin, and they were all going to die. All who were exposed. Rice, President Bush, Colin Powell and Andy Card who
was Chief of Staff were all thought to have been exposed.
He said that?(Stephanopoulos)
“Yes, he said that. And I remember everybody just sort of freezing, and the President saying, ‘What was that? What was that, Dick?’” Rice,
who was the National Security Advisor at the time, said.
Botulinum toxin is, according to the Center for Biosecurity, the “most poisonous substance known” and “extremely potent and lethal.”
They send the samples to the CDC in Atlanta, but had to give it to mice. So for 24 hours no one knew if several of the leaders of the US had been
Rice's deputy at the time, Steven Hadley had told her if the mice were feet up after 24 hours they were all dead. If they were feet down they were all
The next day they found out it was a false alarm. Rice says she went to the President who was with the Chinese and told him "The mice are feet down."
Bush responded "well that's a good thing."
The Chinese must have been totally clueless.
edit on 1-11-2011 by webpirate because: (no reason given)