White House: Closing Gitmo a 'Hasty Decision'

By David Paul Kuhn - May 20, 2009

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Updated: White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said closing the detention center at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, was a “hasty decision,” in his daily press briefing with reporters. But he later backtracked in the briefing and said that he was referring to decisions made under George W. Bush. The White House spokesman was asked whether it was a "mistake" to request the resources to...

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