Skip to comments.WH: 'We Will Close Gitmo Because It is Bad for Our National Security and Because It's Too Costly'
Posted on 01/11/2016 10:16:55 AM PST by Olog-hai
Congress has expressly forbidden President Obama from transferring prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the United States, but White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough shrugged it off on Sunday.
"What the president just said is, he's going to work with Congress, present them a plan to close (the prison), and then he'll make some final determinations," McDonough told Fox News Sunday.
"But let me be clear, the president has said from the beginning of this administration that we will close Gitmo because it's bad for our national security and because it's too costly -- $4 million per year per detainee in that facility. That's a travesty. ...
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Don’t you make the cost-per-copy lower by adding more copies?
He wants to give Gitmo back to the Cubans so bad he can taste it.......................
Just liquidate it. Probably some hungry sharks around there somewhere.
Well sure... they way you idiots run it. Why yes. Yes it is. But if you weren't running it, it would be good for security.
it would be worth paying to keep Gitmo open if we can put Obama and his retinue in there
Show me the books. I think I can find a way to save 3 or 4 million.
If cost and national security mattered, Obama should have resigned 7 years ago.
Translation: The POS is going to present a "plan", then do what he wants because he knows there are no consequences for simply ignoring the Constitution. He knows nobody is going to stand up to him.
Every single thing he says when he opens his arrogant, stinking pie-hole makes me angrier and angrier.
I'll take one and keep him chained up in the basement for only $3 million per year.
Oh. Yes. By all means. Please be clear.
Bunch of lying sacks of carp.
Cost! He never gave a rat’s ass about the cost of anything.
How about Barack & Mooch forgo their Farewell Tour of the planet because it’s so expensive and killing the planet?
LIAR, LIAR, PANTS ON FIRE.
This move is his last hurrah .. the last chance he has to destroy America, by unleashing more MUSLIM TERRORISTS TO ORGANIZE MORE HITS ON AMERICA.
DemocRATS .. you are the ones who foisted this person upon America, and we will never FORGET.
Must be some other reason.
Could be true per prisoner - when you consider all the perks they demanded and got, also count the cost of the million dollar soccer field and who know$ for the state of the art gym - it goes on - nothing for the best for these murdering slime - max security in a fed prison will be a huge let down in life style, which likely (when all the hearts stop bleeding) will mean huge upgrades to keep the slime happy.
There only value is intel, other than than there ought to be a trip to the basement exit door for all of them (inside Russian joke).
Did the Gitmo Detention Center exist before 9/11?
No it didn’t, so it was never some sort of a reason for increased Terrorism as Obama likes to say.
As far as the cost put Prisoner, just have Sheriff Joe run it. Pink Underwear and Bologna Sandwiches for everyone.
Just tell the Prisoners that the Bologna is Halal.
I'm sure Bambi is very, very scared of those gutless-wonders in Congress.
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