Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open


Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open
 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep open the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, marking a formal reversal of his predecessor's eight-year effort to shut it down.
Trump made it clear during his campaign that he wanted Guantanamo to remain open and to "load it up with some bad dudes," but he has not yet sent a new detainee to the facility.
The order, which Trump signed Tuesday night just before delivering his first State of the Union address, says the U.S. maintains the option to detain additional enemy combatants at the detention... read more

 
31 January 2018 in Politics, Views: 28
Source: Chron
 


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