President Trump is out with an early tweet this morning attacking the Obama administration on terrorists who’ve been released from Guantanamo but have returned to the battlefield…
122 vicious prisoners, released by the Obama Administration from Gitmo, have returned to the battlefield. Just another terrible decision!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 7, 2017
…except, most of those who’ve been released and returned to terrorism were under George W. Bush:
— Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) March 7, 2017
Incorrect. Obama transferred/freed many people he shouldn't have but overwhelming # of recidivists date to Bush era. https://t.co/TNcJwpL0NC
— Stephen Hayes (@stephenfhayes) March 7, 2017
— Glenn Kessler (@GlennKesslerWP) March 7, 2017
Per ODNI's Sept 2016 stats, 122 is the total # of "confirmed" recidivists. 9 of 122 transferred during Obama admin. https://t.co/cgvkNhRiWB
— Thomas Joscelyn (@thomasjoscelyn) March 7, 2017
— Lizzie Dearden (@lizziedearden) March 7, 2017
To change your comments display name, click here.