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June 9th, 2014
08:40 PM ET

White House excuse on Bergdahl not flying with Congress

Top White House officials gave a briefing to the House of representatives on the prisoner swap and release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

The Bergdahl exchange: the weekend developments

The administration made its case for the trade of one American solider for five Taliban officials.

It's a deal that's created a firestorm of controversy for the Obama administration, and has raised concerns from both parties on a number of fronts.

OutFront, Chairman of the House armed services committee, Republican congressman Buck Mckeon and Democratic congressman Adam Schiff, he sits on the intelligence committee.


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  1. Peace

    Is our national media asking Obama these questions and just not getting an answer ?

    June 10, 2014 at 12:20 pm | Reply
  2. Peace

    The president wanted a diplomatic scenario that would establish a precedent for repatriating detainees from Gitmo,a Pentagon official is reported saying. Sgt Bowe Bergdahi presumed U.S. Army deserter to be determined but do you think the Army commanders had already assessed that and the search ended ? At what risk and weigh that prior to acting. Was it in the best interests of the American public and their national security to release 5 terrorists ? Was it illegal for Obama not to give Congress 5 days notice or bother letting our Intelligence team know ? Is Obama self dealing with an American citizens' national security interest by releasing 5 terrorists ? Why is Obama neg with terrorists ? Why do terrorists have a 750 thousand dollar soccer field paid for by the American people ?

    June 10, 2014 at 12:19 pm | Reply

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