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Rand Paul Stands by His Opposition to Haspel

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Rand Paul Stands by His Opposition to Haspel
The opening shots in the battle over Gina Haspel's nomination to lead the CIA badly missed their target Thursday, when ProPublica corrected a report that featured a number of false allegations about Haspel's involvement in the CIA's enhanced interrogation program. Senator Rand Paul, who repeatedly cited the false claims on a media tour highlighting his opposition to her nomination, brushed aside the erroneous information at the center of his attacks and reiterated his opposition. The 2017 report falsely claimed that Haspel oversaw a ‘black site’ prison in Thailand during the interrogation of al-Qaeda suspect Abu Zubaydah. It also misattributed a...
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