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Mark Warner said: "I acknowledge that this has been a difficult decision," External link

nprWednesday, May 16, 2018 2:46:00 AM CEST

Gina Haspel wrote: “I have learned the hard lessons since 9/11.With the benefit of hindsight and my experience as a senior agency leader, the enhanced interrogation program is not one the should have undertaken” External link

bostonheraldTuesday, May 15, 2018 11:02:00 PM CEST

Heidi Heitkamp said (about Gina Haspel): "After meeting her and talking with former leaders in our intelligence community, I have concluded that Gina Haspel meets these standards. I am therefore planning to vote to confirm her as Director of CIA," External link

presstvTuesday, May 15, 2018 11:30:00 PM CEST

Mark Warner said (about Gina Haspel): "As Director of the CIA, Gina Haspel will be the first operations officer in more than five decades to lead the Agency," External link

aljazeera-enWednesday, May 16, 2018 9:07:00 PM CEST

Gina Haspel wrote: “I do not and would not hesitate to reject a proposal that fails to meet this threshold,” External link

mycentraloregonWednesday, May 16, 2018 1:29:00 AM CEST

Heidi Heitkamp said (about Gina Haspel): "Ms. Haspel explained to me that the agency should not have employed such tactics in the past and has assured me that it will not do so in the future," External link

CBCTuesday, May 15, 2018 10:16:00 PM CEST

Heidi Heitkamp said: "Ms. Haspel's involvement in torture is deeply troubling, as my friend and colleague, John McCain, so eloquently reminded us," External link

WashingtonPostTuesday, May 15, 2018 9:22:00 PM CEST

Gina Haspel wrote: "Both the Committee and the Agency shared the goal of obtaining the critical intelligence needed to thwart another attack," External link

WashingtonPostTuesday, May 15, 2018 6:26:00 PM CEST

Heidi Heitkamp said: “Ms. Haspel’s involvement in torture is deeply troubling,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-enTuesday, May 15, 2018 10:15:00 PM CEST

Gerald Staberock told: "Usually it should bring you to prison, but not into heading the country's key intelligence office," External link

aljazeera-enWednesday, May 16, 2018 9:07:00 PM CEST

Mark Warner said (about Gina Haspel): "Over the last year I've had the opportunity to work with Ms. Haspel in her role as Deputy Director, and I have always found her to be professional and forthright with the Intelligence Committee," External link

presstvTuesday, May 15, 2018 11:30:00 PM CEST

Charles Krulak said (about Gina Haspel): “The definition of moral courage is doing the right thing at the right time for the right reasons when no one's looking. Gina Haspel failed that test,” External link

ChinaPostWednesday, May 16, 2018 7:56:00 AM CEST

Mark Warner said (about Gina Haspel): “As director of the CIA, Gina Haspel will be the first operations officer in more than five decades to lead the agency,” “Most importantly, I believe she is someone who can and will stand up to the president if ordered to do something illegal or immoral — like a return to torture,” External link

gazetteWednesday, May 16, 2018 6:02:00 PM CEST

Heidi Heitkamp said (about Gina Haspel): “It’s clear Ms Haspel has the experience and temperament to be an effective CIA Director,” External link

guardianWednesday, May 16, 2018 4:41:00 PM CEST

Jeff Flake said (about Gina Haspel): "While I thank Ms. Haspel for her long and dedicated service to the CIA, as a country we need to turn the page on the unfortunate chapter in the agency's history having to do with torture," External link

news4jaxThursday, May 17, 2018 3:02:00 AM CEST

Mark Warner said: "This is an area where the Justice Department has never shared this kind of information in the past," External link

click2houstonTuesday, May 15, 2018 5:30:00 PM CEST

Gina Haspel testified: "I would not put CIA officers at risk by asking them to undertake risky, controversial behavior again," External link

kgwWednesday, May 16, 2018 4:12:00 PM CEST

Gina Haspel said: "With the benefit of hindsight and my experience as a senior Agency leader, the enhanced interrogation programme is not one the CIA should have undertaken. The United States must be an example to the rest of the world, and I support that," External link

tribuneWednesday, May 16, 2018 4:45:00 AM CEST

Gina Haspel wrote: “the enhanced interrogation program is not one that the CIA should have undertaken” External link

foxnewsTuesday, May 15, 2018 9:57:00 PM CEST

John McCain said: “The torture of detainees in U.S. custody during the last decade was one of the darkest chapters in American history,” External link

ABCnewsWednesday, May 16, 2018 5:45:00 PM CEST

Rachel Cohen told (about Gina Haspel): “Without discussing anyone’s specific involvement in the el-Masri issue, the question is not only who’s responsible, but what steps the agency (or in this case Haspel) takes to learn from mistakes. I took her answer to be a general statement that while at CTC, she observed mistakes that convinced her that you have to empower people in the bureaucracy to question the process and ask questions to stop things from going wrong. That is a good thing,” External link

thedailybeastTuesday, May 15, 2018 10:42:00 PM CEST

Gina Haspel told: "We were worried about an irresponsible leak of our officers' faces to the world," External link

13newsnowWednesday, May 16, 2018 10:27:00 AM CEST

Gina Haspel wrote: “The United States must be an example to the rest of the world, and I support that” External link

guardianWednesday, May 16, 2018 4:41:00 PM CEST

Gina Haspel wrote: "While I won't condemn those that made these hard calls, and I have noted the valuable intelligence collected, the program ultimately did damage to our officers and our standing in the world," "With the benefit of hindsight and my experience as a senior Agency leader, the enhanced interrogation program is not one the CIA should have undertaken," External link

13newsnowWednesday, May 16, 2018 10:27:00 AM CEST

Charles Krulak said (about Gina Haspel): “Ms Haspel is cynically trying to offer mere words in an attempt to win votes to support her confirmation,” External link

scmpWednesday, May 16, 2018 5:19:00 PM CEST

John McCain said (about Gina Haspel): "Ms. Haspel’s role in overseeing the use of torture by Americans is disturbing. Her refusal to acknowledge torture’s immorality is disqualifying," "The Senate should exercise its duty of advice and consent and reject this nomination" External link

aa-enThursday, May 17, 2018 5:52:00 AM CEST

Gina Haspel wrote: "While I won't condemn those that made those hard calls, and I have noted the valuable intelligence collected, the program ultimately did damage to our officers and our standing in the world," External link

globalsecurityWednesday, May 16, 2018 4:46:00 AM CEST

Jeff Flake said: "His voice means more than anybody else on this," External link

click2houstonTuesday, May 15, 2018 5:30:00 PM CEST

Rob Portman said: "I think it would be terrific for that agency to have someone of her capability," External link

clevelandWednesday, May 16, 2018 2:28:00 PM CEST

Raj Shah told: "This is an individual who has had over three decades of exemplary service and experience with the CIA," External link

13newsnowWednesday, May 16, 2018 10:27:00 AM CEST

Richard Burr said (about Gina Haspel): “Gina Haspel is the most qualified person the president could choose to lead the CIA and the most prepared nominee in the 70 year history of the agency,” External link

gazetteWednesday, May 16, 2018 6:02:00 PM CEST

Kamala Harris said (about Gina Haspel): "I remain concerned about Ms. Haspel's commitment to transparency," External link

thegardenislandThursday, May 17, 2018 2:32:00 AM CEST

Gina Haspel wrote: “I do not support use of enhanced interrogation techniques for any purpose” External link

ocalaWednesday, May 16, 2018 12:31:00 AM CEST

Mark Warner said: "I believe she is someone who can and will stand up to the President if ordered to do something illegal or immoral -- like a return to torture," External link

bostonheraldTuesday, May 15, 2018 11:02:00 PM CEST

Gina Haspel wrote: "Over the last 17 years, the Agency and I have learned hard lessons since 9/11," External link

13newsnowWednesday, May 16, 2018 10:27:00 AM CEST

Jeff Flake said: "Congress needs to be able to provide fully informed oversight," External link

12newsThursday, May 17, 2018 1:11:00 AM CEST

Mark Warner said (about Gina Haspel): “There are valid questions that have been raised regarding the Acting Director’s record, and I have been frank with Ms. Haspel that I wish she had been more open with the American public during this process,” External link

mycentraloregonWednesday, May 16, 2018 1:29:00 AM CEST

Mark Warner said (about Gina Haspel): “I’m going to support Gina Haspel’s nomination to be Director of the CIA. I also respect my colleagues who have made a different decision,” External link

foxnewsTuesday, May 15, 2018 10:43:00 PM CEST

Jeff Flake said: "I'd like to see the summary, but I understand them not wanting to provide it too, I do understand their arguments there," External link

click2houstonTuesday, May 15, 2018 5:30:00 PM CEST

Doug Jones said: “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,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-enWednesday, May 16, 2018 4:31:00 PM CEST

Gina Haspel wrote: "As I was able to describe in detail during the classified session, in my role as Deputy and now Acting Director, every operation I review must not only meet those high standards, the activity must also be consistent with CIA's mission, expertise and the law," "I do not and would not hesitate to reject a proposal that fails to meet this threshold" External link

click2houstonTuesday, May 15, 2018 5:30:00 PM CEST

Sherrod Brown told: "Torturing prisoners is not where we want to be as a country," External link

clevelandWednesday, May 16, 2018 2:28:00 PM CEST

Ron Wyden said: "I have seen the classified material, which I of course can't get into, but there are other holes in the story beyond the fact that her former boss has publicly contradicted her," External link

13newsnowWednesday, May 16, 2018 10:27:00 AM CEST

Richard Burr said: "She has acted morally, ethically and legally over a distinguished 30-year career and is the right person to lead the agency into an uncertain and challenging future," External link

thegardenislandThursday, May 17, 2018 2:32:00 AM CEST

Gina Haspel wrote: “Both the committee and the Agency shared the goal of obtaining the critical intelligence needed to thwart another attack,” “CIA needs to have consensus from members of the oversight committees who make decisions on behalf of the American people as their elected representatives on activities that can’t be made public” External link

mycentraloregonWednesday, May 16, 2018 1:29:00 AM CEST

Heidi Heitkamp said: "Ms. Haspel's involvement in torture is deeply troubling, as my friend and colleague, John McCain, so eloquently reminded us," "However, Ms. Haspel explained to me that the agency should not have employed such tactics in the past and has assured me that it will not do so in the future" External link

theglobeandmailWednesday, May 16, 2018 4:06:00 AM CEST

Richard Burr said (about Gina Haspel): “Gina Haspel is the most qualified person the President could choose to lead the CIA and the most prepared nominee in the 70 year history of the Agency,” “She has acted morally, ethically, and legally, over a distinguished 30-year career and is the right person to lead the Agency into an uncertain and challenging future. I’m pleased to see the Committee favorably report her nomination to the full Senate, and I look forward to her swift confirmation” External link

foreignaffairs-nzWednesday, May 16, 2018 4:40:00 PM CEST

Mitch McConnell said (about Gina Haspel): “Gina Haspel is the right woman at the right time. Her nomination has support from national security leaders and senators in both parties,” External link

dailycallerWednesday, May 16, 2018 7:13:00 PM CEST

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  • Gina Haspel passes crucial vote to become CIA director
  • GOP pushing for speedy confirmation vote for Haspel
  • GOP pushes for speedy confirmation vote for CIA nominee
  • ...
  • GOP Sen. Jeff Flake says he'll vote 'no' on Trump's pick to lead the CIA 49 Mins Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announced Wednesday he will vote against Gina Haspel's nomination
  • Flake comes out against Haspel's nomination to lead CIA
  • Senate panel approves CIA nominee Haspel despite torture background Breaking News May 17, 2018 10:29

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