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April 24, 2015 9:38 am

Family of Warren Weinstein Says US Government Was ‘Inconsistent and Disappointing’

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The family of American Jewish captive Warren Weinstein blasted the US government for not stepping up in their time of need. Photo: Screenshot.

ABC News – President Obama personally took responsibility Thursday for the death of an American and an Italian hostage killed in a US counter-terrorism operation in January, but his words appear to be little comfort to the family of the American, who said the US government as a whole has been “inconsistent and disappointing” for years in their time of need.

“I want to thank Congressman John Delaney, Senator Barbara Mikulski, and Senator Ben Cardin — as well as specific officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation — for their relentless efforts to free my husband,” Elaine Weinstein, wife to slain hostage Warren Weinstein, said in a statement shortly after the White House’s grim announcement.

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