Republicans claim Obama broke law to free soldier

The White House cited "unique and exigent circumstances" as justification.

Republicans claim Obama broke law to free soldier

Two Republican lawmakers on Saturday accused President Barack Obama of breaking the law by approving the release of five Afghan detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for a U.S. soldier believed held by Islamist insurgents for five years. The White House agreed that actions were taken in spite of legal requirements and cited […]