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Trump accused of ‘cover-up’ after reportedly barring CIA director Gina Haspel from briefing Senate on Khashoggi killing
The White House reportedly refused to allow CIA Director Gina Haspel to attend a Senate briefing on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing.
Turkish officials for two weeks touted the existence of an audio recording of Jamal Khashoggi being killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, but they hadn't shared it with other countries.
Sen. John McCain of Arizona said he believed acting CIA director Gina Haspel's nomination to become the agency's top official should be scuttled. McCain, a former prisoner of war, attributed his decision to her inability to answer whether or not the use of torture was immoral.
President Donald Trump's tweet echoes press secretary Sarah Sanders' over the weekend that also framed Gina Haspel's nomination as a women's issue: "Any Democrat who claims to support women's empowerment and our national security but opposes her nomination is a total hypocrite," she said.
President Donald Trump's nominee for CIA director, Gina Haspel, wanted to withdraw her bid over fears her past involvement in terror suspect interrogation programs would prevent her confirmation by the Senate, according to a Sunday report by The Washington Post.
The US is on track for a more dovish State Department and a hawkish CIA when it comes to dealing with Russia.
President Donald Trump's Cabinet is in flux again. Meet who he has chosen to counsel him.
‘She was up to her eyeballs in torture’: Trump’s nominee for CIA director oversaw the torture of detainees under Bush
Gina Haspel, the president's pick to lead the CIA, helped implement the agency's torture program under the George W. Bush administration.
A controversial intelligence officer who ran a secret US prison in Thailand could be the first female CIA chief
President Donald Trump has appointed Gina Haspel as the new head of the CIA, but the longtime intelligence officer has a controversial past.