Gabe Rottman,
Legislative Counsel,
ACLU Washington Legislative Office
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June 22, 2007

White House backpedals on Gitmo closure. Note ACLU quote.

“It’s no longer on the schedule for tomorrow,” said Gordon Johndroe, a spokesman for the National Security Council. “Senior officials have met on the issue in the past, and I expect they will meet on the issue in the future.”Christopher Anders, legislative counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union, says closing Guantanamo is long overdue because some people at the facility have been “wasting away” there for more than five years without being charged.

Longer analysis from the Post.

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