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House Republicans Prepare Legal Fight to Stop Obama from Closing Guantanamo

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are preparing to take legal steps to prevent President Barack Obama from closing the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and transferring some detainees to the United States. House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters Wednesday that lawmakers are preparing a legal challenge to ensure the prison remains open. He said lawmakers have the votes to block Obama's plan in Congress and enough votes to override any veto.  On...

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