Hillary Clinton: "We try not to leave any of our soldiers on the field"
Thursday, June 05, 2014 - 01:51
June 5 - Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton comments on the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl from Taliban captivity. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made comments on the on the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl from Taliban captivity during an event in Denver.
"I don't believe in second-guessing. We have a tradition that I think is not only embedded in our military, we try not to leave any soldiers in the field," Clinton said.
Bergdahl's release after being held for nearly five years in Afghanistan provoked an angry backlash in Congress among lawmakers over the Obama administration's failure to notify them in advance. Some of Bergdahl's former comrades have charged that he was captured after deserting.
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