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Trump’s Nomination of Torturer to Lead ‘Out of Control’ CIA

Nomination of Torturer for CIA Director Reflects Spy Agency's Antidemocratic Dangers

Nomination of Torturer for CIA Director Reflects Spy Agency’s Anti-Democratic Dangers

May 10, 2018

Part 2 of journalist Robert Scheer’s discussion with TRNN’s Ben Norton. He says torturers like Donald Trump’s nominee Gina Haspel reflect how the CIA makes Americans less safe, despite bipartisan political support for the violent spy agency.

Whistleblowers Denounce Trump's Nomination of Torturer to Lead 'Out of Control' CIA

Whistleblowers Denounce Trump’s Nomination of Torturer to Lead ‘Out of Control’ CIA

May 10, 2018

Whistleblowers condemned Donald Trump’s CIA director nominee Gina Haspel, who oversaw torture, and protesters disrupted her Senate confirmation hearing. Journalist Robert Scheer says this reflects the destructive “gangster elements” in the spy agency.