There are valid questions that have been raised regarding the Acting Director's record, and I have been frank with Ms. Haspel that I wish she had been more open with the American public during this process. Haspel was assured of a favorable vote from the committee, which has an 8-7 Republican majority, when Republican Susan Collins of ME and Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia announced they would support her nomination.
Senators on the intelligence committee grilled Haspel earlier this month regarding her role in the post-9/11 interrogations and the 2005 destruction of video evidence of CIA agents waterboarding terrorist suspects.
"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", Haspel told Sen. With a 51-49 Republican majority - and one of the GOP no votes, Sen.
Intelligence committee members have seen this report, but so far other senators, who will vote on Haspel's nomination later this month, have not. Uh, Senator Warner? You do realize that Virginia is now a blue-leaning state, certainly not North Dakota or West Virginia or IN or whatever? A victim of torture as a POW during the Vietnam War, Mr. McCain has urged his Senate colleagues to block her confirmation.
"I'm going to support Gina Haspel's nomination to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency".
Haspel has been facing a potentially close confirmation vote.
But Mr. Paul's hometown newspaper, The Bowling Green Daily News, increased the pressure on him to support Mr. Trump's pick, publishing an emotional editorial recalling the days after 9/11 when "America lost its innocence". "And we did what we had to do in order to protect the country in accordance with the legal advice that we got from the Department of Justice", he said shortly before Warner announced his support. Richard Burr (R-NC) speak following CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 9, 2018. And some of his fellow lawmakers are not sure he will hold the line again against his party and his president's wishes.
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The Golden Knights have been resting for nearly a week, after their six game elimination of the San Jose Sharks in round two. And Fleury's current playoff penchant for blanking the opposition has him in position to accomplish something rare.
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Gap issued an apology late Monday on its Weibo account, saying it "respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China". Other US companies which have issued apologies for similar incidents include Delta Air Lines and Marriott International Inc.
During Roy's tenure as the joint commissioner of police (crime), a batch of officers started emulating his appearance. Nagarkar said, adding like all patients going through hard illnesses, Roy was taking counselling therapy.
Gas prices rise again
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Nawaz Sharif's 26/11 remarks create stir in Pakistan
Zubair Hayat, the director-generals of Inter-Services Intelligence and Military Intelligence, and the three services chiefs. Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was the 12th Prime Minister of Pakistan , who took over the office since June 2013.
Donald Trump to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un on June 12
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Alonso: Top six still in 'another league'
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Seoul to re-examine arrival of North Korean restaurant workers
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