Krauthammer: Obama’s Claim Gitmo Is a Recruiting Tool a ‘Farce,’ ‘This Is Ends and Means’

Columnist Charles Krauthammer argued President Obama’s claim that Guantanamo Bay is a recruiting tool was “a farce” designed to promote the objective of closing the prison on Friday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel.

Krauthammer stated, [relevant remarks begin around 3:40] “this reminds me of the administration’s argument on the Iran deal and pretending tending for every violation that — of the Iranians, the administration would explain it away, often lying. They are — this is ends and means for Obama. He has an objective. He wants to empty Guantanamo. He pretends it’s because it’s a recruiting tool. Everybody knows that’s a farce. And then they give us — and they gave the Ghanaians, I assume, false information about the nature of these guys.”

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