President Obama’s attempt to persuade Congress to close Guantanamo

President Obama’s attempt to persuade Congress to close Guantanamo

By: Shan
24 Feb 2016

Guantanamo prison initially was opened by the former president George Bush in 2002 in order to house the foreign terrorism suspects after the huge attack on New York in Sept 11, 2001.
 
The President has pushed the Republican-led legislature to make his inclined proposal a fair hearing and stated that he did not wish to pass the concern to his successor.
 
 President Barak Obama has launched his final attempt on Tuesday Prompt Congress to shut down the U.S military prison that is present at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in spite of the strong opposition made by the lawmakers who are not interested in looking into it and transferring the detainees back to the United States. Also, he said that he actually was not craving to let the issue pass to his beneficiary in January.
 
Captain Jeff David, the Pentagon Spokesperson has said that the administration is planned to meet the Tuesday’s deadline and to present a brief proposal regarding the closing of the facility as still there are 91 prisoners captive there.The Pentagon-authored plan had proposed 13 impending sites on U.S soil so as to pull maximum 30-60 detainees in the security prisons, whereas lacks in identifying the right facilities. Davis told “We cognize the deadline and our core intent is to meet it”, to the reporters.
 
U.S law bars have transferred to the United States, where the lawmakers are unlikely to buzz those restrictions, specifically in the election year. Also they said that they will review the Presidents’ plan and proposal. Whereas on the other hand Obama is taking an executive action in order to shut the facility unless the Congress does not put any changes at its position.


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