Opposition Grows to CIA Nominee Haspel Ahead of Confirmation Battle

Opposition Grows to CIA Nominee Haspel Ahead of Confirmation Battle

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President Trump’s nominees for Secretary of State and CIA Director will soon face the Senate Foreign Relations and Senate Intelligence Committees, respectively. Michael Pompeo, a conservative former congressman and the current CIA Director, is likely to be confirmed, despite a filibuster by Kentucky’s Republican Senator Rand Paul. But there’s a fight over Gina Haspel, the current deputy director of the CIA. She oversaw the Agency’s torture program during the Bush Administration. And those ... See More

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