Michael van der Galien

Boehner Moves to Block Gitmo Transfers

Posted on January 23 2010 12:00 pm
Michael van der Galien was born in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden in 1984. For as long as he can remember, he has been obsessed with the United States. When he was 17 years old, he started blogging - of course about America. His articles have been published at Big Hollywood, Pajamas Media, Hot Air (the GreenRoom) and Right Across The Atlantic. He's also an editor for the Dutch conservative blog, De Dagelijkse Standaard.
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President Barack Obama’s Republican foes unveiled legislation Thursday aiming to restrict his ability to transfer Guantanamo Bay detainees overseas, notably to places like Yemen.

The measure, unveiled on the eve of what was once Obama’s target date for closing the notorious facility, was unlikely to attract enough support from the president’s Democratic allies to become law.

Read the whole thing at Newsmax.

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