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.
The American Civil Liberties Union has sounded the alarm over President Donald Trump's pick to replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Justice Department. According to Gizmodo, corporate..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Republican senator said he would try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House lunch on Sunday to reconsider his order for a total U.S. military pullout..