New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte criticized the Obama administration for releasing nine suspected terrorists from Guantanamo Bay and shipping them to Saudi Arabia.
New Hampshire Democrat Maggie Hassan received a donation from an attorney who was once banned from Guantanamo Bay after a member of his legal team distributed anti-American propaganda to accused terrorists held at the base.
During a hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday, the Department of Defense Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure, Paul Lewis, admitted that Americans have lost their lives due to inmates currently held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The number of detainees released from the Guantanamo Bay prison who reengage in terrorism has doubled since July 2015, according to a new report issued by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI).
A Republican senator on Thursday introduced legislation that would require the Obama administration to give Congress and the public more information about suspected terrorists detained at Guantanamo Bay that it plans to transfer to foreign countries.
Ted Strickland, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio, has yet to weigh in on President Obama’s plan to close Guantanamo Bay.