The White House is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan. Brennan has been an outspoken critic of President Trump.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is praising new CIA Director Gina Haspel at her swearing-in ceremony Monday. Trump spoke at CIA headquarters in Virginia, saying there was “no one in this country better qualified” for the job. Calling Haspel strong,…
Scrutiny of the 33-year spy career of new CIA director Gina Haspel has focused on her undercover role in the harsh interrogation of suspected terrorists, but she cut her teeth in intelligence operations against Russia.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
A White House official dismissed Sen. John McCain's opposition to President Donald Trump's CIA nominee, saying "it doesn't matter" because "he's dying anyway," two people in the room told The Associated Press.
By Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Republican Sen. John McCain remained at home in Arizona battling brain cancer as Wednesday's debate turned to the past use of enhanced interrogation techniques, now banned, that President Donald Trump has suggested perhaps should return.
Gina Haspel couldn't talk about her work for three decades. On Wednesday, she had to defend it. Haspel, who played pivotal roles in the agency's most controversial recent actions in the years after 9/11, promised to never restart brutal interrogation…
Should the Senate confirm CIA director nominee Gina Haspel? Nick Schifrin gets two views on her background and role in a controversial detention and interrogation program from John Rizzo, a former DIA chief legal officer, and retired U.S. Army Brig.
Gina Haspel, a 61-year-old career undercover spy who is currently acting CIA director, is expected to testify starting at 9:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday. Watch live here.
By Zeke Miller, Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
President Donald Trump on Monday defended Gina Haspel, his nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency, dismissing debate over her involvement in a harsh interrogation program and arguing Democrats want her out because she "is too tough on terror."…
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