CIA Contractor Defends Torture in Interrogations

An architect of the brutal CIA interrogation and detention program developed after the Sept. 11 attacks defended the agency and its practices on Tuesday as those techniques become the focus of an effort to dismiss key evidence against five men charged in the terrorist plot.

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McConnell Maps Late-Night, Evidence-Free Impeachment Trial

Under the resolution Senate Republicans expect to pass at the start President Trump’s historic impeachment trial on Tuesday, there might be no witnesses. There might be no new evidence or admission of any emails, reports, messages, transcripts or any other information compiled by the House of Representatives late last year. Proceedings could stretch well after midnight has fallen over the Capitol. 

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