Congressional Trust Is Collateral Damage in Bergdahl Swap

June 5, 2014 6:31 PM

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Congressional Trust Is Collateral Damage in Bergdahl Swap

A sharp breach of trust between Congress and the Obama administration is being cited as collateral damage from President Obama's controversial executive decision to swap five ranking Taliban members for POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

The swap, which was done without the requisite notification to Congress, is the latest example of what critics say is Obama's pattern of circumventing Congress on high profile issues, which many lawmakers believe further diminishes any chances for bipartisan compromise on major legislation, from imm...

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