The Obama administration is preparing an executive order to allow indefinite detention at the prison at Guantanamo Bay—and administration officials insisted this is part of the plan to close the prison forever. The White House has long supported creating prolonged detention for some of Gitmo detainees—preferably at a facility in the U.S.—but the plan could be crippled this week if Congress bans the transfer of the detainees for trial. An administration task force has determined that 48 of the 174 detainees at Guantanamo Bay are considered too dangerous to be released, but evidence against these detainees has been obtained by torture and cannot be used in court. Under this executive order, the prolonged detainees would be allowed lawyers to challenge their status. [...] go read the rest
SO much for closing Club Gitmo, eh?
Obama the Liar strikes again.
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