Montana Town Wants To Be The New Gitmo

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The city of Hardin has a new jail. The problem is, it's empty. City officials would like it to be the new Guantanamo Bay prison camp. Members of Montana's congressional delegation disagree.


Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Nothing like a brand-new jail desperately in need of inmates to make Guantanamo's detainees look inviting. Hardin, Montana, spent millions to build a jail, then couldn't find tenants. Its construction loans are now in default, so this week the city council approved a resolution to bring in terror suspects the U.S. wants to move out of Guantanamo. One official called it patriotic -before Montana's congressional delegation said, no way.


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