We met with them on the 13th of September to give them a proposal. One of the things ... that we could sacrifice was an average of a dollar an hour. Those employees are on the low end of the scale. They're making eight, nine dollars an hour ... so a dollar from them is a lot.
We brought the lawsuit because we believe the public has a right to know about the 'no fly' list and other government watch lists. And we succeeded in doing so by making public hundreds of pages of documents that not only confirmed the existence of the 'no fly' list, but exposed many of the serious problems with the secret list. Only by informed public debate can we make our government accountable and our country safer.