It turns out that on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, FBI agents were monitoring phone calls from the home of a madam of a New Orleans brothel. But with the terrorists attacking back East, the agents shut down the wiretap. They were back listening the next day. The New Orleans case, active on the very day the terrorists struck, sharply raises the question of federal law enforcement priority: Why should the feds have probed activity that local authorities typically handle?
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