Obama Pledges 'Everything I Can' to Close Guantanamo

December 21, 2014 3:40 PM

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U.S. President Barack Obama says he will do everything he can to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

He made the statement Sunday on U.S. television, in a CNN interview. He said the prison continued "to inspire jihadists and extremists around the world." He said the United States was spending millions of dollars for each inmate housed there, and he said it ran contrary to the values of the United S...

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