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US Public Divided on Bergdahl, Taliban Prisoner Swapi
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Michael Bowman
June 05, 2014 7:06 PM
Even as President Obama defends his decision to trade five Taliban prisoners for one U.S. Army sergeant, there are early indications the American public is split over the controversy. A Fox News poll shows, in the first few days, 45 percent approved of the swap while 47 percent disapproved. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports Saturday's exchange, and the administration's failure to notify lawmakers beforehand, have sparked intense debate on Capitol Hill.

US Public Divided on Bergdahl, Taliban Prisoner Swap

Michael Bowman

Published June 05, 2014

Even as President Obama defends his decision to trade five Taliban prisoners for one U.S. Army sergeant, there are early indications the American public is split over the controversy. A Fox News poll shows, in the first few days, 45 percent approved of the swap while 47 percent disapproved. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports Saturday's exchange, and the administration's failure to notify lawmakers beforehand, have sparked intense debate on Capitol Hill.


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