Bowe Bergdahl swap: Did President Obama break the law?

June 3, 2014 9:17 PM

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Bowe Bergdahl swap: Did President Obama break the law?

Republican critics say President Obama failed to give Congress adequate notice about the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap. Legal analysts tend to agree, but it's hardly cut and dried.

Did President Obama break the law by swapping five Taliban prisoners detained at the US Guantánamo Bay prison for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s freedom? That’s what some critics of the deal insist. At issue is a statute which requires the president to give Congress 30 days notice before the release or t...

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