Sen. Pat RobertsPat RobertsTrump tax plan prompts GOP fears about deficit Overnight Energy: Trump to sign orders on offshore drilling, national monuments Watchdog: EPA spending on water pollution campaign was legal MORE (R-Kan.) responded to President Obama's plan on Tuesday for closing the military prison at Guantanamo Bay by throwing the proposal in the trash.
"This is what I think of the president's plan to send terrorists to the United States," he said in a video posted on Twitter.
He then crumpled up the paper and threw it in the trash.
Obama rolled out his plan on Tuesday, saying he was "absolutely committed to closing the detention facility at Guantanamo." He called on Congress to put aside partisan divisions and act.
“The detention facility at Guantánamo Bay does not advance our national security. It undermines it. It’s counterproductive to our fight against terrorists.”
Republicans were quick to reject the plan, saying it would be "dead on arrival."
Between 30 and 60 of the remaining Gitmo detainees would be moved to a new facility on the U.S. mainland. Congress, though, has banned Gitmo detainees from being transferred to the United States.