A White House spokesman says the administration is in the “final stages” of drafting its latest plan to close the prison holding terrorism detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
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Press secretary Josh Earnest says closing Guantánamo remains a priority. Earnest said Wednesday it’s a waste to spend more than $100 million per year on a prison holding only 116 detainees.
Earnest ignores any importance of Guantánamo base as a strategic asset.
I stand by my prediction: Obama will gift Guantánamo base to the Castros before his term is over.