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Obama Renews Failed Promise to Close Guantanamo Bay Prison

TonyMcA Wrote: Apr 30, 2013 4:05 PM
There is nothing in the quote you provide that is opinion. Rather, the quote you provide summarizes what was in the bill.

During a press conference Tuesday at the White House, President Obama renewed his failed promise to close Guantanamo Bay prison [GITMO].

 "I continue to believe we need to close GITMO," Obama said in response to a question about a detainee hunger strike currently going on at the prison. "I'm going to go back at it."

Obama said he didn't want detainees engaging in a hunger strike to die, said the prison is a recruitment tool for extremists and that "Guantanamo is not necessary to keep Americans safe."

When he campaigned for President in 2007, Obama promised...