Reid: Bergdahl Notification Controversy Is ‘Big Deal Over Nothing’

June 5, 2014 5:44 PM

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Reid: Bergdahl Notification Controversy Is ‘Big Deal Over Nothing’

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid dismissed bipartisan congressional complaints about President Barack Obama’s decision not to provide the legally required 30-day notice to Congress before exchanging five Taliban detainees for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

“Its a big deal over nothing,” Reid said Thursday when asked why he appeared to be the only member to have gotten a heads up the day before the swap. “The whole deal is, is it Friday or Saturday? What difference does it make?”

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