But Haspel was able to win support from more than enough lawmakers from the left, after appeasing some by assuring Senator Warner in a letter on Tuesday that "with the benefit of hindsight and my experience as a senior agency leader, the enhanced interrogation program is not one the CIA should have undertaken". Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, and Sen.
Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Jeff Flake of Arizona were among the Republicans who voted against Haspel. Senator Dianne Feinstein, a former chair of the Senate Intelligence Community who in that role worked extensively with CIA management, said confirming Haspel sends "the wrong message" that the United States has abdicated its moral authority. But according to Daniel J. Jones, who was a lead investigator for the Senate intelligence committee's torture report, "The CIA ignored the recommendation, and Haspel kept being promoted". Senator Ron Wyden of OR said on the Senate floor, "What I can say is her classified comments about her background have been as troubling as her public testimony". While I respect Ms. Haspel's service and sacrifice, after meeting with her and reviewing classified documents, I do not think she is that person". She also wrote a memo authorizing the spy agency's destruction of videotapes showing what many legal scholars said was the torture of terror suspects. "I also believe it is important to hold Gina Haspel's nomination to a similar standard as previous nominees for this position, particularly in regards to responsibility for the CIA's use of torture following the 9/11 attacks", Shaheen proclaimed.
When Trump nominated Haspel for the post, damning reports surfaced-which later proved to be false-about her tenure at the prison.
Despite strong opposition and protest, CIA veteran Gina Haspel has been approved by the senate as the agency's new director. "I have asked again and again for some justification for Ms. Haspel's self-serving classification decisions and every response I have received, in classified and unclassified settings, has convinced me further that those decisions have nothing to do with protecting sources and methods, and only to do with protecting her own image".
It treats narcotic withdrawal symptoms like vomiting, muscle aches, diarrhea, anxiety, sleep problems and sweats. This committee received public input from patients who use opioids to manage their chronic pain .
Though the president says he wants to negotiate a new deal, the United States has nearly no leverage to pull that off. This article has been adapted from its original source . "As the president said, we are ready for all options".
Ideally, Facebook's in-person inspections of these hundreds of app-makers will turn up the truth sooner rather than later. Three million user accounts have reportedly been compromised in a new Facebook data leak incident.
He was spurred out of retirement by allegations that Najib oversaw the wide-scale looting of sovereign wealth fund 1MDB. Anwar is in prison on corruption and sodomy charges that were widely denounced as politically motivated.
Boston is going to win that series, and it's sure as hell going to give LeBron and Company a run for their money. Tatum has since played three games against James, including the first contest of his own professional career.
In a 2016 meeting of the Council on Foreign Relation in Washington, Seif said Iran achieved "almost nothing" from the deal. The commission is expected to unveil them to European Union leaders at a summit in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, second-seed Caroline Wozniacki was taken to three sets by Ashleigh Barty but eventually prevailed 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. I tried but obviously, yeah, wasn't to be to today. "I try to always remind myself and be grateful of that".
Chief Executive Officer of Total Patrick Pouyanne has predicted that the price of a barrel of crude will hit $100 later this year. Global inventories of crude and fuel have dropped sharply in recent months owing to robust demand and Opec-led production cuts.
Michigan State and legal professionals for 332 victims introduced Wednesday that they've reached a $500 million settlement. Attorney James White said $425 million will be paid now while another $75 million will be held in reserve.
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