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Jack Kingston voices opinion on Bergdahl swap

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Lawmakers continue to criticize the White House for trading five Taliban detainees for the an American soldier, especially without notifying Congress.

Senate hopeful Jack Kingston said the president just signed this bill into law last year.

"But the reality is, what the notification would have done is put more sets of eyes on this exchange to decide if this is something we really want to do, or does it endanger future prisoners, active duty soldiers and civilians that we now negotiate with terrorists," said Kingston. "So I'm very concerned with what kind of signal it sends other terrorists."

Democrats and republicans believe the men who were released pose a threat to the United States.

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