President Barack Obama is determined to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility before the end of his presidency. According to a spokesman, the Pentagon is poised to submit a plan to Congress for its closure. The Hill,
“Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said the administration will meet the Tuesday deadline for submitting a proposal for closing the facility and moving its terrorist detainees…
“The plan will call for the closure of the detention facility and lay out several options on how to do so, Davis said.
“President Obama is pushing to close the prison and fulfill a long-standing campaign promise before leaving office. There are 91 detainees remaining at the prison.”
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