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Wed May 16, 2018, 11:01 AM

Doug Jones to oppose Haspel as CIA chief

Source: The Hill, by Jordain Carney


Red-state Democratic Sen. Doug Jones (Ala.) said Tuesday that he will oppose CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel's nomination to lead the spy agency.

Jones pointed to Haspel's role in the George W. Bush-era "enhanced interrogation" programs — now widely viewed as torture — as key to his opposition to her.

"There is a legal and moral responsibility that comes with operating in secrecy. Some of Ms. Haspel’s past actions and beliefs did not meet that standard. We must choose leaders that consistently embody our highest ideals, rather than our darkest moments," he said in a statement.

Jones added that Haspel's role is "very troubling."

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Read it all at: http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/387856-doug-jones-to-oppose-haspel-as-cia-chief


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Wed May 16, 2018, 12:12 PM

1. Good for him - now tell him to give..

Joe Manchin a call.. among others

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