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Graham plans to discuss Sept. 11 mastermind trial

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham will talk about plans to try the Sept. 11 mastermind and his coconspirators in civilian court.

Graham planned a news conference Monday in Greenville with former 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Chief Judge Bill Wilkins.

Graham and other Republicans have railed for months against plans to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammad and 9/11 coconspirators in civilian court. He wants their cases heard by military commissions.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder reopened the door to military trials in an interview published Friday in The Washington Post. Holder said the forum for the mastermind's trial isn't as important as making sure it follows rules.

Charleston's Naval Brig had been seen as a possible site for military tribunals.

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