High-Ranking Republicans Say President Obama Violated Law with Prisoner Exchange

High-Ranking Republicans Say President Obama Violated Law with Prisoner Exchange

Laws? : Since when do they apply to President Obama? : We’d need a Congress willing to make him care about the penalty before he’d worry about following the law:

Two Republican lawmakers said President Barack Obama violated U.S. laws when he approved the: exchange of an American soldier believed held by Islamist insurgents for five years: for five Afghan detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon of California and Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma said Saturday in a statement that Obama is required by law to notify Congress 30 days before any transfer of terrorists from the U.S. detention facility.

But:

In response, the White House says that officials considered what they called “unique and exigent circumstances” and decided to go ahead with the transfer despite the legal requirement.

Congress should simply say:

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