Bowe Bergdahl http://wrvo.org en Maffei still concerned over handling of Bergdahl release http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-still-concerned-over-handling-bergdahl-release <p></p><p>Rep. Dan Maffei (D-Syracuse) is still concerned over how the White House handled the release of Army Sgt. Bowe&nbsp;Bergdahl from captivity in Afghanistan, saying some things were done right, but others wrong.</p><p>Bergdahl was freed from five years of imprisonment under the Taliban in Afghanistan about two weeks ago. In exchange, five Taliban prisoners in American custody were released.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:18:09 +0000 Ryan Delaney 57279 at http://wrvo.org Maffei still concerned over handling of Bergdahl release Hanna not happy with deal that released Army sergeant in exchange for Taliban prisoners http://wrvo.org/post/hanna-not-happy-deal-released-army-sergeant-exchange-taliban-prisoners <div><p>D<font color="#222222" face="arial" size="2"><span style="line-height: normal;">ays</span></font><font color="#222222" face="arial" size="2"><span style="line-height: normal;"> after the U.S government exchanged five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay for Army Sergeant Bowe </span></font>Bergdahl<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">, the American solider who reportedly left his post in Afghanistan and was captured by the Taliban, the decision doesn't sit well with Utica-area Rep. Richard Hanna. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:53:05 +0000 Gino Geruntino 57016 at http://wrvo.org Hanna not happy with deal that released Army sergeant in exchange for Taliban prisoners Maffei withholding judgment on Bergdahl prisoner swap http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-withholding-judgment-bergdahl-prisoner-swap <p></p><p>Rep. Dan Maffei is taking a wait-and-see approach on his opinion over the release of U.S. Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl from captivity in Afghanistan.</p><p>Bergdahl's freedom was negotiated in exchange for five suspected terrorists in American custody. It's drawn sharp criticism from members of Congress, particularly over their lack of prior knowledge. There are also questions over the circumstances of Bergdahl's capture and nearly five year detainment.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:31:02 +0000 Ryan Delaney 56871 at http://wrvo.org Maffei withholding judgment on Bergdahl prisoner swap