The Senate Armed Services Committee is currently holding a hearing on the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba and listening to testimony from the Defense Department’s Brian McKeon and the National Counterterrorism Center’s Nicholas Rasmussen.
And so far, Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas — a veteran of the Iraq war — has the quotes of the day where he first questions the talking point that Guantanamo is a recruiting tool for terrorist and then goes on to say those who are at Gitmo can “rot in hell”:
Video via the Washington Free Beacon:
And what’s a hearing without Code Pink?
Sen. Joe Manchin of WV had a pretty good line of his own when answering the protesters: