The President's Promise -- Closing Guantanamo Bay

With less than 100 days left of President Obama's term, a look back on his longstanding plans to close Guantanamo Bay.
0:59 | 10/18/16

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As president I won't close Guantanamo. Reject the military commissions act and adhere to the Geneva conventions. On top vote will be close. No way. One year from now. We're cleaning up something that is quite simply a mess we have succeeded on delivering a lot of campaign promises that we. One marine home insurance won't want Tom. I'm gonna go back at us it is a recruitment tool for extremists if you could go back to the present day and being very is care what advice would you give. And we're close Guantanamo person. I've been working for seven years get this thing post as president I've spent countless hours doing this I do not exaggerate. The plan were submitting today is not only the right thing to do first security. It will also save money. I don't want to pass this problem onto the next president whoever that is.

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