Michael McCaul, the bill’s author, has a long record of supporting Israel and has received $90,000 from pro-Israel political action committees that give to both Republicans and Democrats.
Hunger Striking Protesters Condemn Trump, Haspel, and Call for Gitmo’s Closure on its 17th Anniversary
“What we’ll do every day is demand that the evil that’s committed in our name by the evil that’s living in that White House is held accountable to all the immorality that continues to perpetuate under American empire.” — Aliya Hana Hussain of the Center for Constitutional Rights
Friday marked the 17th anniversary of the opening of the United States prison compound in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. President Barack Obama failed to fulfill his promise of closing the facility and little attention has since been given to the issue by the Trump administration, but activists continue to work behind the scenes to shut down what they call