October 10, 2014 - WASHINGTON – RNC Chairman Reince Priebus released the following statement on President Obama’s post-election plan to close the Guantanamo Bay prison and move terrorists to America by unilateral executive action:
“Once again, President Obama is trying to go around the Constitution and around Congress to force his liberal agenda on the American people.” said RNC Chairman Reince Priebus. “His actions threaten our national security.
“ISIS is terrorizing the Middle East, beheading Americans, and plotting ways to kill us and destroy our way of life. Suddenly, the stability of North Korea is in question with the disappearance of dictator Kim Jong Un. Americans are worried about our security, the world seems to be in chaos, yet President Obama has chosen this precise time to import known terrorists into the United States.
“When the president should have been working on a strategy to destroy ISIS, it seems he was actually working on a strategy to move the world’s deadliest terrorists from Guantanamo to our cities and neighborhoods. Even a dyed-in-the-wool liberal should recognize this is the worst time for President Obama to try to keep a promise he made to his political base six years ago.”
RNC Statement on President Obama’s Plan to Close Guantanamo Bay Says President Obama is Trying to go Around the Constitution