Guantanamo Bay detention camp
She said decisions shouldn't be based on "political timelines or misguided campaign promises."
"The president would have to work with Congress," she said.
Sen. Tom Cotton called the response "disappointing but unsurprising."
Loretta Lynch spoke one day after Obama announced Gitmo plans.
"The president has provided a practicable plan for closing the facility," Rep. Adam Smith said.
The senators cast doubt on Ghana's ability to monitor the detainees for two years.
Kelly Ayotte called for a "fundamental reevaluation" of Obama's policy on Guantanamo.
The then-secretary of State called for some detainees to face trials in the U.S.
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.
Eighty detainees remain at the facility.
"The law has to be changed," Defense Secretary Ash Carter says.
"Have the administration talk to members of Congress and put forward elements of a specific plan."
A defense bill bans Obama from moving detainees into the United States.
"What we received today is a vague menu of options," said Sen. John McCain.
The elected leaders are concerned about detainee transfers to Fort Leavenworth.
A man held at the prison since 2002 was mistaken for an al Qaeda official.
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.