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WH apologizes to Senate intel chief for prisoner swap secret

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 | Worthy News / US News

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(The Hill / Worthy News)– The White House has apologized to Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) for failing to alert her in advance of a decision to release Taliban commanders from Guantanamo Bay.

Feinstein told reporters that she received a call from Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken on Monday evening apologizing for what the administration is calling an "oversight."

"I had a call from the White House last night, from Tony Blinken, apologizing for it," she said.

"He apologized and said it was an oversight," she added.

Feinstein also said leaders of the House and Senate Intelligence panels were almost unanimously against a prisoner trade when it came up in 2011.

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