U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson joined Senate colleagues this week to co-sponsor two resolutions that would prevent President Obama from his current plan of closing the Guantanamo Bay military detention facility.

The first resolution has a number of sponsors, brought by Senator Steve Daines (R- Montana) and joined by Isakson, as well as Senators Moran (R- Kansas), Gardner (R- Colorado), Cotton (R- Arkansas), Roberts (R- Kansas), Inhofe (R -Oklahoma), Kirk (R- Illinois), Boozman (R- Arkansas), Ernst (R- Iowa), Scott (R- South Carolina), Vitter (R- Louisiana), Hatch (R- Utah), and a couple presidential candidates, Marco Rubio (R- Florida) and Ted Cruz (R- Texas).

The resolution takes aim at ISIS and expresses the “sense of Senate that individuals captured by the United States for supporting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant should be detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.” So not only does this resolution argue for not closing Guantanamo and finding a new location for its existing detainees, it argues adding new detainees. 

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