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Committee approves Trump's CIA director nominee, setting up full Senate vote

4 monthes ago   |   By WCVB

The Senate Intelligence Committee voted 10-5 in a closed session Wednesday to advance Gina Haspel's nomination as President Donald Trump's CIA director pick.
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The Latest: Haspel wins backing of Senate panel for CIA post

The Latest: Haspel wins backing of Senate panel for CIA post

4 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump's nomination of Gina Haspel to head the CIA :
9:35 a.m.
The Senate intelligence committee has recommended that the full Senate confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the CIA.
The panel voted 10-5 in favor of Gina Haspel in a closed session Wednesday.
Haspel had already picked up Democratic support and appears on a path to confirmation. The full Senate is expected to vote on her nomination as early as this week.
Her nomination has renewed debate over the harsh interrogation program the CIA conducted on terror suspects after 9/11...
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Senate panel advances Trump nominee to lead CIA

4 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

WASHINGTON - A U.S. Senate committee voted on Wednesday in favor of Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's nominee to be CIA director, and she is expected to be confirmed by the full Senate as soon as next week.
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Senate panel votes in favor of Haspel's nomination for CIA director

4 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday voted 10 to 5 in favor of the nomination of Gina Haspel to be CIA director, committee leaders said. Haspel could be confirmed as soon as this week if senators agree to hold a speedy vote. Haspel has already garnered enough Democratic support to be confirmed on the Senate floor despite opposition from GOP Sen. Rand Paul.
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CIA nominee wins Senate panel backing, confirmation expected

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the CIA, won the backing of the Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday, paving the way for her expected confirmation to lead the spy agency. The panel voted 10-5 to advise the full Senate to confirm Haspel, whose nomination has renewed debate over the harsh interrogation program the CIA conducted on terror suspects after 9/11. She has told Congress that the agency shouldn't have used those harsh tactics and has vowed not to restart them.
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Senate Intelligence Committee votes to advance Gina Haspel's nomination as CIA director

4 monthes ago   |   By RT

Gina Haspel is a step closer to becoming the next CIA director after the US Senate Intelligence Committee voted to advance her nomination.
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