"Both the Committee and the Agency shared the goal of obtaining the critical intelligence needed to thwart another attack", Haspel wrote.
She is expected to be confirmed by the full Senate as soon as next week, although that vote likely also will be close. Though she vowed during her testimony never to restart a detention and interrogation program and said she would obey current law, she also refused to condemn the agency's defunct torture program and insisted that it had been legal at the time.
Haspel pledged at her confirmation hearing that she would never restart the program, in place in the years after the September 11, 2001 attacks, but did not go as far as saying it should not have been started.
More illnesses confirmed in Rose Acre Farms Salmonella recall
Department of Agriculture in an attempt to sell eggs that were "red tagged" for failing to meet minimum industry standards. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) investigators inspected the Hyde County, N.C., farm and collected samples for testing.
With the Republican Party holding only a 51-49 margin in the Senate, cut to 50-49 in practice because of McCain's long absence due to terminal brain cancer, the shift of even one senator had the potential to torpedo the nomination. A number of Democrats and two Republicans, Rand Paul and John McCain, have said they'll oppose her confirmation because of her role in supervising the use of the disputed techniques on suspected terrorists in the years after the September 11 attacks.
She also said it "was a mistake not to brief the entire Committee at the beginning" of the program, acknowledging criticism that the Central Intelligence Agency didn't do enough to keep more than a handful of congressional overseers up to speed. It was President Obama who decided that John Brennan, Jose Rodriguez, Gina Haspel and others involved in the torture program should not face prosecution.
McCain said last week he found it "disturbing" that Haspel had a role overseeing torture and could not back her nomination. "I think what we did helped ultimately produce the intelligence we needed to be able to get (Osama) bin Laden", Cheney said. Joe Manchin and Joe Donnelly. The other two are Sens. A committee vote is expected Wednesday.
But how much those exports fall will depend on the reaction of the countries that import Iranian oil: China, France, Russia, U.K. Speaking to analysts, Scaffardi said the lack of Iranian crude supplies would be a problem in terms of prices but not volumes.
The yet to be named vessel was launched from Dalian Shipyard in April past year and is expected to enter service in 2020. But it would still be no match in size or range to the nuclear powered vessels of the US Navy, which has 11 carriers.
Lamela tapped home to make it 3-2, then a shot was deflected off Christian Fuchs and in to make it 3-3 four minutes later. With the scores level at 4-4, Vardy slammed in an equaliser for Leicester after a deft pass by Mahrez.
USA airline Delta ( DAL ) and European clothing retailer Zara also came under fire over similar issues on their websites in China. The company said the product has been pulled from the Chinese market and destroyed.
When asked by journalists why he returned earlier than expected, the President said; "It is not earlier than expected". Buhari was in the United Kingdom for months in 2017 to attend to a "health challenge" that still remains a secret.
A new rumor from MCU Cosmic (via That Hashtag Show ) claims a source has revealed the Skrulls will be a part of Avengers 4 . Although we now know that Pepper survived the snap, with her and Tony attempting to move on with their lives.
Mariners: Cano hasn't missed a game this season and hasn't played in fewer than 150 in any of the last 11 years. Robinson Cano chased Fulmer from the game in the fifth when he hit a 3-run home run to make it 6-2 Seattle.
We do a lot of running mechanics, physical therapy, a lift of some sort, and then court work for another few hours. LeBron James , commander-in-chief of "LeBronto", played like himself in this series but more-so to the nth degree.
The deal's proponents say it is crucial to forestalling a nuclear Iran and preventing wider war in the Middle East. These questions get at the heart of whether the Iran nuclear deal can continue without the support of the US.
The movie follows a younger Han Solo when he first meets Lando Calrissian (Glover) and acquires the famed Millennium Falcon . You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps ( RSS ).
In a Philly-friendly twist, the underdog Celtics , up 3-0, were unable to keep the sleeping giant Sixers quiet for a fourth game. He complained to the official while holding onto the ball. "He kinda kept the ball away from me and tried to punch me twice".
One dead, arrests in Indonesia terror raid
The first explosion took place in Surabaya's Santa Maria church, killing four people, including the suicide bomber. Later in the day, police said another family attempted to carry out an attack the Surabaya suburb of Sidoarjo .
Vote today in school board and budget election
Meanwhile, in NY , school districts will be holding their annual budget votes and school board elections on the same day. The district has to go to a contingency budget if voters reject a proposed budget a second time .
Mariners' Cano may need surgery on broken hand
Robinson Cano left Seattle's game at Detroit in the third inning Sunday with a broken right hand after being hit by a pitch . After a brief examination by the Seattle trainer, Cano left the game and was replaced by infielder Andrew Romine .
Experts warn Ford's F-150 problem could hurt stock
Burkie Morris of the UAW wrote that "the company doesn't know when or for how long we will be down", in a letter to the members. Production of the F-150, the most important vehicle in Ford's showrooms, has ground to a halt.
AT&T Regrets Hiring Cohen, Ousts Executive
Is Giuliani media blitz helping or hurting President Trump? Cohen was the longtime attorney for Trump and the Trump Organization. The company said it was contacted by Mueller's office in November , though now considers its role in that inquiry closed.