Return of the Taliban Five
Another legacy item for the ex-Radical-in-Chief. The president claimed that Qatar would closely monitor the released Guantanamo detainees. Asked if was possible that they could return to hostile operations against the United States, POTUS 44 explained, "there's a certain recidivism rate that takes place." So, in his view, the five Taliban commanders were not terrorists or enemy combatants but common criminals. Consider also what he got in exchange for the Taliban Five. Bowe Bergdahl.
During the 2016 campaign Trump called Bergdahl a "dirty rotten traitor" who "should be shot." In 2017, President Trump blasted Bergdahl's sentence as "complete and total disgrace to our Country and to our Military."