Transcript of Blackwater Press Conference

WASHINGTON , Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a transcript of the Blackwater press conference: 12:05 P.M. EST ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL PATRICK ROWAN : Good afternoon. My name is Pat Rowan and I'm the...


QUESTION: Can you give me any sense of how many witnesses that will be coming from Iraq ?

MR. ROWAN: I don't have a number for you. I'm sorry.

QUESTION: Question for Jeff.

MODERATOR: Last question.

QUESTION: Did Raven 23 have authority to be in Nisur Square in the first place?

MR. TAYLOR: That's going to fall under the category of we're not going to be able to discuss it today. We're confined to what's alleged in the indictment and in the factual proffer that has been unsealed. We'll present the evidence at trial when the time comes.

QUESTION: Was Nisur Square on the way to the other convoy a mile away?

MR. TAYLOR: I don't know the answer to that.

MODERATOR: Thanks, everybody.

MR. ROWAN: Thank you.

SOURCE U.S. Department of Justice