According to a new USA Today/Pew Research poll, 43 percent of Americans disapprove of President Obama’s deal that led to the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl while 34% approve and 18% have no opinion. The Hill,
“But a significant majority — 72 percent — said President Obama should have informed Congress before approving the deal. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have criticized the president for ignoring a legal requirement that Congress is informed 30 days before the transfer of any detainees at Guantánamo Bay. The president freed five Taliban prisoners held at the prison in exchange for Bergdahl.
“A majority of those surveyed also said Obama paid too high a price for his release. Of those surveyed, 56 percent say Obama gave up too much while 28 percent said the terms were reasonable. That includes nearly two-thirds — 65 percent — of veterans who said the price was too high.”