Endangered Torture Report Sparks Shock, Anger and Suit

Hours after the New York Times uncovered the Trump administration’s steps to hide a Senate investigation into CIA torture, a law professor transformed his “shock and anger” into a lawsuit seeking the secret 6,700-page history.

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Trump’s Torture Comments Draw Out CIA Whistleblower Kiriakou

Torture works, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, the same day press secretary Sean Spicer denied that the White House was working on a draft executive order to reinstate the CIA interrogation program. News of the remarks caught the eye of John Kiriakou, the first CIA analyst to publicly confirm that the intelligence agency used waterboarding, which he characterized as torture.

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