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June 2, 2014 5:01 pm

GOP Lawmakers: Obama Broke Law With Unilateral Prisoner Exchange

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Dallas News – Amid jubilation Saturday over the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from captivity by the Taliban, senior Republicans in Congress said they were troubled by the means by which it was accomplished, which was a deal to release five Afghan detainees from the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Top Republicans on the Senate and House armed services committees went so far as to accuse President Barack Obama of having broken the law, which requires the administration to notify Congress before any transfers from Guantanamo are carried out.

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