Jim Webb: "I again call on President Obama to use the new military commission system that is in place to try the terrorist detainees currently held at the Guantanamo detention facilities."
Mitch McConnell: “Yesterday’s acquittal in a federal court of accused terrorist Ahmed Ghailani on all but one of 285 charges of conspiracy and murder is all the proof we need that the administration’s approach to prosecuting terrorists has been deeply misguided and indeed potentially harmful as a matter of national security....When it comes to terrorism, we should err on the side of protecting the American people.”
Lindsey Graham: "We are at war with Al Qaeda. Members of the organization, and their associates, should be treated as warriors, not common criminals. We put our nation at risk by criminalizing the war."
Andrew C. McCarthy: "Justice Was Not Done."
Jen Rubin: "The Ghailani Debacle."
The president's press secretary, Robert Gibbs, talks Ghailani.
Ed Morrissey: "Time for Eric Holder to go."