President Obama Announces Plan to Close Guantanamo Bay

President Obama Announces Plan to Close Guantanamo Bay
President Obama Announces Plan to Close Guantanamo Bay

President Obama Announces Plan to Close Guantanamo Bay

During live coverage of an event at the White House, President Obama issued a statement on his plans for Guantanamo Bay. Obama announced that he planned to shut down the detention center by the end of his final term as president and transfer the remaining detainees. NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly is joined by Scott Horsley, NPR’s White House Correspondent, and David Welna, NPR’s National Security Correspondent, to discuss the announcement.