Gitmo prison to stay open, for now

Rhetoric meets reality:

Senate Democrats have decided to pull $80 million from the $91 billion war spending request — money President Obama had requested to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility by Jan. 22, 2010.

A senior Democratic Senate aide told FOX News the caucus will pull the money and await a plan for closing Guantanamo before putting forward any funding. The caucus pulled back after it was hit hard in recent weeks by criticism from Republicans about the lack of a plan for closing the prison. . .

The House withholds all funding in its supplemental bill.

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