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White House Wrapping Up Guantanamo Prison Closure Plan

The White House confirmed Wednesday that the administration was in the "final stages" of drafting a plan to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. President Barack Obama made the closure of the controversial offshore prison a priority when he took office in 2009, but the plan has faced numerous setbacks, including Congress' efforts to block the transfer of detainees to U.S. prisons. But White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday that closing...

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