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Phil Berger Jr. observing 9/11 court hearings at Guantanamo Bay

Potential Congressional candidate Phil Berger Jr, the son of N.C. Senate leader, is in Cuba this week observing the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged 9/11 mastermind, at Guantanamo Bay.

The Greensboro News & Record reported Berger, the Rockingham County District Attorney, was selected to attend the trial by the National District Attorney's Association. Berger, a Republican, is the son of Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger and has expressed interest in running for Congress if Rep. Howard Coble retires.

Berger is staying at the Naval Based dubbed Camp Justice where the court hearings are being held, the newspaper reported. He is observing preliminary hearings and returns this weekend.


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