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Obama Should Act Alone to Close Gitmo

It would be nice to have congressional agreement, but it's not necessary.

They have the right idea.

Photographer: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

In his final news conference of 2015, President Barack Obama pledged to close the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. If that sounds familiar, it's because he made the same promise on his second full day in office. 

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