Trump picks controversial figure Haspel as new CIA chief
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gina Haspel, a veteran CIA clandestine officer picked by President Donald Trump on Tuesday to head the CIA, is a controversial figure, backed by many in the U.S. intelligence community but regarded warily by some in Congress for her involvement in the agency's "black site" detention facilities.
Career intelligence officer Gina Haspel has been tapped to head the CIA after director Mike Pompeo was named to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues joined CBSN with details.
US Secretary of State nominee and CIA Director Mike Pompeo made a secret visit to North Korea over the Easter weekend and met with North Korean leader Kim Jong... IndiaTimes - SportsAlso reported by •Reuters India •Sify
President Trump's nominee to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel, will face confirmation hearings on May 9, which is likely to be continuous in part because of her role in the interrogation of terror suspects.. Source: CBS News -
President Trump has confirmed that Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo had a top-secret meeting with the North Korean dictator recently. Here’s the latest on Pompeo’s trip. Source: Ingraham Media Group - Affiliate -
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has confirmed that CIA director Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).. Source: News unlimited -
On Wednesday, Senator Robert Menendez, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, said he will oppose Donald Trump’s nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be Secretary of State. In a.. Source: Wochit News -
Trump has pardoned Lewis “Scooter” Libby The former top aide in the George W. Bush administration was convicted in 2007 of obstructing justice, perjury and lying to the FBI He was set to serve 30.. Source: NYDN Wibbitz -