POLITICS
03/28/2008 02:44 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

GOP '08 Hopeful Huckabee: "Most" Prisoners "Would Love" To Be In Gitmo

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell condemned the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay yesterday, calling it "a major problem for America's perception" and charging, "if it was up to me, I would close Guantanamo -- not tomorrow, this afternoon."

Later, on CNN's Late Edition, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) expressed his disagreement with Powell about closing Guantanamo, saying "most of our prisoners would love to be in a facility more like Guantanamo and less like the state prisons that people are in in the United States."

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