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April 21, 2009

McConnell asks more scrutiny of Guantanamo closing costs

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky used a Senate floor speech on Tuesday to urge more transparency in the Obama administration's plans to empty the prison camps at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, something he's opposed to doing. Obama's supplemental defense spending requests includes $81 million in money for closing the detention center.

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