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Trump's pick for top spymaster would be CIA's first female director

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Gina Haspel once ran an agency prison where terror suspects were subjected to a harsh interrogation technique that the president has supported.
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Trump's nominee to CIA previously ran a secret terror prison

Trump's nominee to CIA previously ran a secret terror prison

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President Trump's new pick to lead the CIA previously ran a secret prison and human rights groups have pushed for her to face charges.
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Trump's pick for new CIA director is female career spymaster

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's choice to be the first female director of the CIA is a career spymaster who once ran an agency prison in Thailand where terror suspects were subjected to a harsh interrogation technique that the president has supported.
Trump tweeted Tuesday that CIA Director Mike Pompeo will replace Rex Tillerson as secretary of state and that he has selected Gina Haspel to replace Pompeo. Haspel, the current deputy CIA director, also helped carry out an order that the agency destroy its waterboarding videos. That order prompted a lengthy Justice Department...
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