Democrats on Capitol Hill Rebel Against President Obama's Guantanamo Bay Plan

The U.S. Senate today voted overwhelmingly to block funding to shut down the detainee center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, dealing another blow to one of President Obama's signature national security issues. In a 90-6 vote, the Senate followed in the footsteps of the House of Representatives and passed an amendment deleting $80 million in funds from a war funding bill earmarked to close the Guantanamo Bay prison. Republicans have been raising alarm bells for weeks about the prospect of Obama's...Full Story
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