Representatives Thornberry and Bachmann on U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Exchange

House lawmakers spoke to reporters in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center following a classified briefing from Obama administration officials… read more

House lawmakers spoke to reporters in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center following a classified briefing from Obama administration officials on the recent U.S.-Taliban prisoner exchange that saw the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Representative Thornberry (R-TX) was concerned by a disregard for the Constitution. Representative Bachmann (R-MN) was concerned by the administration telling 80-90 people about the exchange, but no members of Congress. They were both disappointed by the briefing. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Representatives Thornberry and Bachmann on U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Exchange

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Program ID:
319894-101
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 9, 2014

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  • Jun 09, 2014 | 5:51pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
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