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Graham, McCain, Lieberman Demand Halt Of Gitmo Detainee Transfer -- A Week Late

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:05 PM ET

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The Washington Independent:

Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) sent a letter to President Obama today asking him to halt the transfer of six Guantanamo detainees to Yemen. The request, they say, is in light of the danger they've apparently just now realized Yemen poses, because Nigerian terror suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab has said he was trained there.

The only problem: those six detainees have already been returned to Yemen.

Read the whole story: The Washington Independent

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