House Chair Exposes “Obama’s Midnight Push to Empty Out Gitmo”
Not content simply pardoning drug dealers, which was bad enough, President Barack Obama has signaled his intention to release at least 18 more terror-minded detainees from Guantanamo Bay.
“The Obama administration notified Congress it intends to send the detainees, nearly a third of the remaining 59 held at the U.S. naval base in Cuba, to at least four countries, including Italy, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, before President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in on Jan. 20,” Reuters reported last week.
There was just one problem, according to House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Ed Royce: Nearly a third of the 693 detainees already released from Gitmo were believed to have returned to terrorism, due in large part to the administration’s repeated decision to transfer detainees “to countries it knew lacked the intent and capability” to keep them in line, Royce wrote in The Wall Street Journal. – READ MORE