Vice president Joe Biden expects Guantanamo to close by end of Obama's term
United States Vice President Joe Biden said today (August 25) that he expected the military prison in Guantanamo Bay Cuba to be closed before President Obama left office in January of 2017.
|At a news conference in Sweden, Biden said: "That is my hope and expectation." Obama promised to close the base when he first campaigned for president. The US Congress has opposed Obama''s plans including passing legislation to ban him from moving Guantanamo prisoners to the US mainland.|