Lawmakers disagree with Bergdahl trade

By Gary Brode |

Published 06/09 2014 01:19PM

Updated 06/09 2014 01:24PM

PEORIA COUNTY -- The release of U.S. Marine Sergeant Bowe Berghdahl is getting mixed reactions from Americans. The president traded five high-level Taliban fighters in exchange for Bergdahl.

Two Illinois lawmakers weighed in on the matter. Bergdahl's deteriorating health was a big reason for his return. He spent five years in prison.

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