McCain says American Citizens Can Be Sent to Guantanamo. [The Progressive]
In this exchange between Senator Rand Paul and Senator John McCain while discussing provisions of the Defense Authorization Act, Senator McCain indicates that even U.S. Citizens could be arrested and held without trial indefinitely if they were considered a security threat.
Sen. Paul: “My question would be under the provisions would it be possible that an American citizen then could be declared an enemy combatant and sent to Guantanamo Bay and detained indefinitely?”
Sen. McCain: “I think that as long as that individual, no matter who they are, if they pose a threat to the security of the United States of America, should not be allowed to continue that threat.”
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