I know, I know. Far be it for a White House Press Secretary to lie…especially one with as spotless a record of truth-telling as Jay Carney. But there he is back in June of 2013, insisting that no decision or negotiation to release terrorist detainees from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Bowe Bergdahl’s release would occur without having the express consent of the United States Congress. “We would not make any decisions about transfer of any detainees without consulting with Congress and without doing so in accordance with U.S. law,” asserted Jay almost exactly one year ago.
So what changed?