Skip to comments.Hillary Promised: No Release of Gitmo Detainees Without Prior Notice to Congress
Posted on 06/09/2014 4:04:43 PM PDT by Nachum
(CNSNews.com) In a Jan. 13, 2012 letter to leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton promised that Congress would be consulted and all legal requirements would be met before any prisoners were transferred from the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
The 2012 Defense Authorization Act--and subsequent Defense Authorization acts--required that the administration notify Congress 30 days before releasing or transferring any prisoner from Guantanamo.
I want also to make clear that any transfer from Guantanamo will be undertaken after consultation with Congress and pursuant to all legal requirements for transfers, including those spelled out in the FY2012 Defense Authorization Act, Clinton wrote in a letter to the leadership of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees.
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So she was for it before she was against it.
What abject moron believed something said by this woman?
IF I KNOW Hillary will say anything to get what she wants at the moment, then they know she will say anything to get what she wants at the moment, therefore they are ALL liars.
But what difference does it make?
No such thing as a "promise".
“But what difference does it make?”
Besides...she’s a civilian now.
That makes sense, if the whole point of making a promise is to break it.
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Hillary didn’t write this, a far-right Republican with a Platinum VWRC card that earns bonus miles did.
Someone needs to remind Obama that when Hillary said this she was speaking for the administration.