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Bergdahl Gives Details on Captivity
WASHINGTON D.C. (CBS2/FOX28) - Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is sharing details about how he was treated during his time in captivity.
The former POW has reportedly been giving details of his nearly five years with the Taliban to medical staff in a German hospital where he has been recovering.
An anonymous U.S. official told The New York Times that he says he was tortured, beaten and held in solitary confinement after two failed escape attempts.
Some lawmakers back at home are firing off against the White House for not sharing details about Bergdahls de-briefing.
They say the White House's story keeps changing about why they traded Taliban soldiers for Bergdahl and that the lives of other U.S. soldiers overseas could now be at risk.
The Obama administration initially said the exchange was urgent because of Bergdahl's deteriorating health but last week they told senators they feared the Taliban would kill the American POW if news of the deal became public.
Bergdahl will stay in Germany until his doctors say he can return to the U.S.