‘Ultimately done damage’: Haspel condemns CIA torture in attempt to win over Democrats

Preview Gina Haspel, US President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next CIA director, has penned a letter admitting that the spy agency should not have carried out the post-9/11 torture and detention program.

It is a turnaround for Haspel, who refused to take that stance at her public confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week.

In the letter, a copy of which was obtained by CNN, Haspel told Virginia Senator Mark Warner – the top Democrat on the committee – that the interrogation and detention program, which involved brutal torture of detainees, “is not one the CIA should have undertaken.”

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