“I am, however, deeply disappointed that the Congress has again failed to take productive action toward closing the detention facility at Guantanamo. Maintaining this site, year after year, is not consistent with our interests as a nation and undermines our standing in the world.”: President Obama, upon signing this year\’s defense policy bill.
President Obama took office on January 20th, 2009. He did so with the promise that one of the first things he would do is close Guantanamo.
It is now almost 7 years later, and Guantanamo is still open.
So who\’s fault is that? Congress, of course.
Has Barack Obama ever been responsible for any failure of his administration?
The answer is no. Just ask him.