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Will Obama order the military to violate the law in closing Guatanamo?


CNS NewsRyan reminded reporters that Congress voted overwhelmingly for the National Defense Authorization Act, which contains a provision saying the president may not move Guantanamo inmates to U.S. soil. "We are making legal preparations if the president tries to break the law," Ryan said. "And what boggles my mind, is that the president is contemplating directing the military to knowingly break the law.

"Our law is really clear, and by the way, Democrats wrote this law when they were in the majority, when they ran Congress, which is, these detainees cannnot come to American soil.

"So if the president proceeds with knowingly breaking the law and asking the military to break the law, he will be met with fierce bipartisan oppostion here in Congress, and we're taking all legal preparations necessary to meet with that resistance.

But the White House on Tuesday refused to rule out executive action...

Obama is exactly the type of president for which Congress was granted the impeachment power.

This entry was published Sat Feb 27 10:00:31 CST 2016 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2016-02-27 10:00:31.0. [Tweet]

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