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President Obama will talk to congress about closing the controversial prison camp at Guantanamo Bay.
That's the word today from the president himself remember as early as the 2008 campaign before his first term President Obama about to shut down that facility.
Fox News polled registered voters last December near the end of his first term.
The results showed people were split over whether they thought Guantanamo Bay would close during his second term.
Douglas DC tonight -- Well the president ship has really reignited the debate over closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay citing a list of reasons to shut it down.
It is expensive.
-- -- cooperation with our allies on counterterrorism efforts.
It is a recruitment tool for extremists.
Obama's earlier plans to shut it down and couldn't pass Muster in congress with many concerned about security.
And resistant to giving terrorists legal rights once they housed on were housed on US soil.
The same resistance exists today.
The president has -- detentions policy on how to deal with enemy combatants so he may say he.
Conceptually once a close Guantanamo Bay but this country needs a way to deal with enemy combatants.
As some blamed congress for the lack of an affected detention policy -- 111 it blocked trials for detainees and UB US.
And most of city transfers to foreign countries.
Adding that this year congress lift those restrictions.
And allow the president to close Guantanamo.
And the Pentagon estimates that roughly 20%.
Of detainees released from Guantanamo went back to wage Jihad.
-- -- with Callaway live in DC.
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