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WATCH: Obama Announces Plan to Close Guantanamo Bay

President Obama is speaking from the White House today in order to outline his long-awaited plan to Congress for shutting down America’s prison for suspected terrorists in Guantanamo Bay.

The prison has been part of the president’s agenda since running for office, and he reportedly intends to address the transferring of detainees to facilities within the U.S. NBC also reported that the speech will address matters such as the plan’s costs, the release of certain prisoners, and the construction of new military facilities across the country.

Watch above, via the White House’s Official YouTube Channel – Speech starts at the 33:55 timestamp.

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