Sen Cotton: Guantanamo Bay Prisoners ‘Can Rot in Hell’

Thursday a the Senate Armed Services Committee about the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) grilled principal deputy under secretary of defense Brian McKeon about anger over prison causing terror attacks.

Cotton said, “They don’t attack us for what we do, they attack us for who we are. It is not a security decision. It is a political decision based on a promise the president made during his campaign. To say that it is a security decision based on propaganda value that our enemies get from it is a pretext, a justified political decision and my opinion, the only problem of Guantanamo Bay is there are too many empty beds and cells there right now. We should be sending more cells there to keep this country safe. As far as I’m concerned, every last one of them can rot in hell, but as long  they don’t do that, they can rot in Guantanamo Bay.”

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