Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) says the President broke the law for failing to notify Congress about the release of five Taliban terrorists from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Rubio was speaking with Fox News’ Gretchen Carlson on Tuesday about the White House’s unilateral move to make the exchange deal, claiming the president “believes somehow that he has become a monarch or an emperor.” Rubio continued that Obama didn’t tell Diane Feinstein, the intelligence committee chairwoman, about the deal.
The Senator asserted that “the president has violated the law here,” which requires a 30 day notification before any individual detained at Guantanamo can be transferred to his country of origin. See NDAA H.R. 1960 Title X, Subtitle D, Section 1033 at https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1960/text
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