National Security

Obama Sends Plan to Congress to Close Guantanamo Bay Prison

(ABC News/WOLO)After sending a plan to Congress to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility this morning, President Obama stressed that the prison “undermines” the country’s national security and must be closed. “This is about closing a chapter in our history. It reflects the lessons we’ve learned since 9/11,” Obama announced as he detailed his proposal from the Roosevelt Room at…

Obama Reassures Americans No Credible Threat of Terror

(ABC News) — Flanked by his national security team, President Obama reassured Americans that there was “no credible threat” against the country. “We do not have any specific and credible information about an attack on the homeland,” Obama said today at the National Counterterrorism Center. “That said, we have to be vigilant.” It’s a similar message to one given in November…