Obama: Gitmo needs to be closed

(AP) - President Barack Obama says the detention center at Guantanamo Bay undermines America's national security and needs to be closed.  Obama says the detention center is counterproductive in the

News 12 Staff

Feb 23, 2016, 9:01 PM

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Obama: Gitmo needs to be closed
(AP) - President Barack Obama says the detention center at Guantanamo Bay undermines America's national security and needs to be closed. 
Obama says the detention center is counterproductive in the fight against terrorism because it's used as propaganda to recruit terrorists and it drains military resources. 
The White House released Obama's plan to close the facility today, but the plan faces stiff opposition from the GOP-led Congress.
 


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