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  •  Obama asked Senate Armed Forces to withdraw (2+ / 0-)
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    4kedtongue, dewley notid

    languge in the bill that would've

    •  Precisely... (2+ / 0-)
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      sloopydrew, dewley notid

      ...the administration asked the committee to remove language which would have precluded the executive from treating US citizens the same way it CAN treat non-citizens.  The committee obliged and the limiting language was removed so the executive could have the option to have the military apprehend, detain and try American citizens...just like it does with foreign combatants.

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