PBS NewsHour

Senate Confirms John Brennan for CIA Director

Clip: Season 2013 | 10m 59s

The Senate voted to confirm John Brennan as director of the CIA after an intense confirmation hearing and filibuster over concern about the president's power to order drone strikes on American citizens stateside. Scott Shane of the New York Times and Niels Lesniewski of Roll Call join Jeffrey Brown to discuss the confirmation.

Aired: 03/07/13

Rating: NR

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