Trump's pick to lead CIA to face questions about torture
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to be the next director of the CIA is a career spymaster who oversaw torture at a secret prison during one of the darkest chapters in the agency's history.
If confirmed, 61-year-old Gina Haspel would become the first female head of the CIA.
She's described by colleagues as a seasoned veteran with 30-plus years of intelligence experience who would lead the agency with integrity. But it's the few years she spent supervising a secret black site that will be closely scrutinized at her confirmation hearing.
Trump announced on Tuesday that he had... read more
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