Sen. Gardner Holds Press Conference, Refuses to Allow Obama to Move Guantanamo Prisoners to Colorado Prison

At a press conference in the Capitol today, Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) spoke out about President Obama’s reckless, illegal plan to bring terrorists from the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility to the United States. In his remarks, Senator Gardner challenged the Administration to provide answers to a letter he wrote last month demanding to know why the Administration is ignoring existing law barring any taxpayer money going towards assisting in the transfer of these detainees.

Gardner’s remarks, in full, read:

I will not sit idly by while the President uses political promises to imperil the people of Colorado by moving enemy combatants from Cuba, Guantanamo Bay, to my state of Colorado.

Read Full Press Conference Remarks Here