White House Errs on Guantanamo Facts

12/16/2009 05:51 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

By Dafna Linzer, ProPublica

Yesterday, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs made two claims about the administration's handling of detainees at Guantanamo Bay that overstated its progress in clearing the prison. According to Gibbs, the administration has transferred an unprecedented number of detainees from the prison and has promptly complied with court orders to release others. But those claims are incorrect.

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