Ex-Bush Official Willing to Testify Bush, Cheney Knew Gitmo Prisoners Innocent

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    Ex-Bush Official Willing to Testify Bush, Cheney Knew Gitmo Prisoners Innocent

    During a radio interview in June 2005, Rumsfeld said the detainees at Guantanamo, "all of whom were captured on a battlefield," are "terrorists, trainers, bomb makers, recruiters, financiers, [Osama Bin Laden's] body guards, would-be suicide bombers, probably the 20th hijacker, 9/11 hijacker."
    But Rumsfeld knowingly lied, according to a former top Bush administration official.

    And so did then Vice President Dick Cheney when he said, also in 2002 and in dozens of public statements thereafter, that Guantanamo prisoners "are the worst of a very bad lot" and "dangerous" and "devoted to killing millions of Americans, innocent Americans, if they can, and they are perfectly prepared to die in the effort."

    By late August 2002, I found that of the initial 742 detainees that had arrived at Guantánamo, the majority of them had never seen a US soldier in the process of their initial detention and their captivity had not been subjected to any meaningful review,"
    Ex-Bush Official Willing to Testify Bush, Cheney Knew Gitmo Prisoners Innocent
     

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