Guantanamo Bay detention camp
Obama said he was "deeply disappointed" that Congress hasn't moved to close the prison.
Ryan called it "the kind of legislation that gives our armed forces the tools they need to be agile...
The Yemeni detainees were sent to the United Arab Emirates.
The White House has refused to rule out unilateral action to close the prison camp.
There are now 115 detainees left at the facility.
Rep. Jackie Walorski wrote to Defense Secretary Ash Carter to express "grave concern."
"This is not something that the president wants to turn over to his successor," Lisa Monaco said.
Obama's 2008 rival says he has a "workable solution" for the controversial prison.
Three senators are calling for "meaningful" action.
The bill would block aid to countries that allow detainees to return to the fight.
Saturday's demonstrations were to mark the 14th anniversary of Guantanamo Bay prison opening.
The proverbial elephant in the room is torture at the hands of the U.S government.
States will “explore all legal options," a trio of attorneys general promised.
“That is not, as I am aware of, going to be contemplated," Loretta Lynch said.
The plan is expected to be delivered as early as this week.
"He’s never sent over a plan,” McCain said.
The Defense Department is keeping the "handful" of locations under wraps.
"Simply put, we do not want them in our states," read a letter from two governors to Ash Carter.
“It is a slap in the face for America’s staunchest friend," British lawmakers wrote.
The proposal will face pushback from other senators and the House.
Republicans say the president paid too high a price for the soldier's return.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman called for the facility to be closed.
The detainees are heading to Slovakia and Georgia.
The capture of a suspected ringleader behind Benghazi attack refueled a Washington debate.