Sec Def: WH Pressured Me to Release More Gitmo Islamic Terrorists

This should be a bombshell, right?

But my cynical side says that the mainstream media will simply paper over the story like they do with most everything else that makes the Obama administration look bad. In fact, while CNN does mention that the White House was pressuring Hagel to release more of the Gitmo detainees, their headline is a much more Obama-friendly “Releasing Gitmo detainees was the right decision.”

From CNN:

White House officials pressured Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to increase the pace of detainee transfers from the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, the outgoing secretary acknowledged to CNN’s Barbara Starr in an interview Friday.

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