News > Donald Trump

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

8 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.
Read more ...

 

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

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

8 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...
Read more ...

 

Senate panel advances Trump nominee to lead CIA

8 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.
Read more ...

 

Senate panel votes in favor of Haspel's nomination for CIA director

8 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.
Read more ...

 

CIA nominee wins Senate panel backing, confirmation expected

8 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.
Read more ...

 

Senate Intelligence Committee votes to advance Gina Haspel's nomination as CIA director

8 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.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Donald Trump      Democrats      U.S.      PoliticsNews      Congress      U.S. Politics  


Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4 times legal limit

A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on an interstate in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan. Read more ...

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Officer Chatéri Payne was shot dead in the driveway of her home while she was in uniform and preparing to leave for work, police said. Read more ...

At least 8 dead after car bombing in Colombia

At least 8 dead after car bombing in Colombia

At least eight people were killed and another 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded Thursday at a police academy in the Colombian capital of Bogota, officials said. The bomb went... Read more ...

Thousands more migrant children separated under Trump than previously known...

Thousands more migrant children separated under Trump than previously known: feds

Team Trump separated thousands more migrant children at the border than it had previously acknowledged, and the separations began months before his “zero tolerance” policy was... Read more ...

Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino, who worked on Trump's PA campaign, is...

Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino, who worked on Trump's PA campaign, is resigning from Congress just 2 weeks into his 5th term

Just two weeks after being sworn in for a fifth term, Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Marino says he is leaving Congress. Read more ...

Jaguars are playing coy after their step toward Nick Foles

Jaguars are playing coy after their step toward Nick Foles

The Jaguars may be playing dumb until they can play their hand. Despite speculation that Jacksonville hired new offensive coordinator John DeFilippo, in part, because of the... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi: State of the Union address can easily be postponed

Nancy Pelosi: State of the Union address can easily be postponed

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said President Trump's State of the Union address scheduled for Jan. 29 isn't a “sacred date” and could easily be postponed over security concerns... Read more ...

Crews Race To Save 2-Year-Old Spanish Boy Who Fell Down 300-Foot Hole

Crews Race To Save 2-Year-Old Spanish Boy Who Fell Down 300-Foot Hole

The toddler fell into the hole on Sunday. Rescue efforts so far have been unsuccessful, but workers are drilling new tunnels in hopes of reaching him alive. (Image credit: Álex... Read more ...

Man arrested in high-speed chase, crash that snarled traffic on US 1 near Cary

Man arrested in high-speed chase, crash that snarled traffic on US 1 near Cary

An Apex man has been arrested in connection with a high-speed crash and pursuit that left two people hurt and prompted authorities to shut down the southbound lanes of U.S... Read more ...

Tesla customer referral plan to end due to cost, Musk tweets

Tesla customer referral plan to end due to cost, Musk tweets

Tesla customer referral incentive plan will end on Feb. 1, the electric carmaker's Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk tweeted on Thursday, citing costs. Musk tweeted that the... Read more ...