Obama To Lay Framework For Closing Gitmo

Obama to lay framework for closing Gitmo

President Obama on Thursday will try to take the reins on the debate over national security and rally support for his plan to shutter the military prison at Guantanamo Bay in what his administration is billing as a major address. In recent weeks, conservative critics have blasted Obama for what they see as missteps on national security.

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    The following is a text of President Obama’s speech on Thursday on national security issues, as released by the White House.
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