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Breaking: President Obama talks to Major Garrett about closing Guantanamo

In a sit-down interview with Senior White House Correspondent Major Garrett in Beijing, President Obama touched on his looming self-imposed deadline for closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba.

The fact that some of the detainees currently housed there are now entering the criminal legal system has stirred up anger among members of Congress whose districts could be affected. That tension came to a new height with the recent announcement of the New York-based trial of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed and his four accused co-conspirators.

Click on the clip below to hear what the President told Major about efforts to close the Guantanamo facility…

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