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Activists rally in front of the White House demanding U.S. President Barack Obama to close down the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay while in Washington,       (REUTERS/Larry Downing )
Activists rally in front of the White House demanding U.S. President Barack Obama to close down the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay while in Washington, (REUTERS/Larry Downing )

White House Chief of Staff says Obama WILL Close Guantanamo Bay

104 detainees remain with one year to go in Obama’s presidency.  On Sunday White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough revealed in an interview that Obama is preparing a plan to submit to Congress to close down the U.S. detainment facility in Guantanamo Bay for good, a promise he made in his 2008 campaign for the presidency.  It is unclear whether the president with take executive action if Congress does not comply.

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