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Obama defends Bowe Bergdahl swap
03:25 - Source: CNN

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NEW: Democratic Sen. Feinstein says Congress should have been told

President Obama defends the swap of terror suspects for Sgt. Bergdahl

White House: protecting U.S. citizens and soldiers is a special circumstance

GOP critics say Obama violated a law requiring 30 days' notice for Congress

Washington CNN  — 

Listening to the White House, it sounds like an adventure movie – the secret swapping of detained terror suspects for an ailing American soldier captured in Afghanistan.