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U.S. senators are clamoring to learn more about the role Gina Haspel, President Trump's nominee for CIA director, played in the torture of terrorism suspects after ... Former First Lady Barbara Bush will not seek any additional medical treatment, according to a statement released by the office of George H.W. Bush on Sunday.
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump formally notified Congress on Tuesday that deputy CIA director Gina Haspel is his pick to lead the agency. Trump tweeted last month that he had selected Haspel to replace Mike Pompeo, who is being considered to be secretary of state. But the president had not sent the ...
U.S. senators are clamoring to learn more about the role Gina Haspel, President Trump's nominee for CIA director, played in the torture of terrorism suspects ... The office of Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, routinely puts out a roundup of the morning's news headlines that may or may ...
President Trump dispatched the C.I.A. director Mike Pompeo to North Korea to meet with its leader, Kim Jong-un, in recent weeks to lay the groundwork .... States rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Asian trade pact, now anchored by Japan, which Mr. Trump pulled out of during his first week in office. CIA Director
A former head of the Central Intelligence Agency says 2017 saw a year of great change and disruption in the world, but 2018 will be a year of ... Hayden noted that President Donald Trump's short time in office has been one of constant change, from criticizing NATO to moving the U.S. embassy in Israel ...
President Trump pardoned Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who was convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice related to the leak of CIA officer Valerie Plame's ... That CIA officer was Valerie Plame, and she joins us now. ... I mean, the news of the past week of the FBI's raid on his lawyer's office was interesting. FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
Commercial Insurance Associates (CIA), an independent insurance agency that offers property and casualty insurance through 134 insurance companies or facilities to nearly 1,400 business clients across the county, marked the opening of its new office at 1210 Premier Drive, Suite 208, on Thursday with a ... FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
But federal law bars the disclosure of the identities of C.I.A. officials in certain circumstances and the leak prompted a special prosecutor investigation. ... It was probably the harshest thing Mr. Cheney ever said to him during their eight years in office together and was meant to attack Mr. Bush's sense of ... FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
FBI CIO Gordon Bitko, who was on a panel with Edwards at the summit, said the bureau has gone down a similar road as the CIA to address similar challenges with its56 distributed field offices. “They've all thought of themselves over the years as their own IT shops because they all have very specific, ... FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
It is impossible to tell everyone about what the CIA does, so instead the CIA tells this select group of senators the classified information so the committee can do appropriate oversight. As the director of the Office of Congressional Affairs at CIA from 2009 to 2011, I witnessed this process work firsthand. FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
When asked about his plan for winning the war on terrorism during an interview with Fox & Friends in December 2015, Donald Trump suggested that U.S. forces needed to start targeting terrorists' family members. “We're fighting a very politically correct war,” Trump said. “And the other thing with the ... FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
When Abigail Spanberger decided to run for Congress in Virginia's Seventh District, step one was telling loved ones—including her three daughters—she was entering politics. Step two: dropping the bomb that she used to be in the CIA, before news broke. “I had concerns my girls would be at school and ... FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
Chuck Grassley blocked President Donald Trump's nominee to be the intelligence community's top lawyer, the General Counsel of the Office of the ... up in a debate over her involvement in the Bush-era interrogation programs, to be the next CIA director -- both of whom still face confirmation hearings. FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
The Central Intelligence Agency was still defending, as late as last year, a 2005 decision by Gina Haspel and her former boss, Jose Rodriguez, to destroy ... The CIA's Office of General Counsel reviewed the tapes in late 2002 and determined that “intelligence reporting” — cables from CIA field sites to its ... FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
Susan Pompeo, the wife of Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo, has taken an unusually active and prominent role at the organization, and has ... at the CIA, uses office space on the seventh-floor headquarters in Langley, Virginia, where senior leaders, including the director, have their offices. FBI Investigated Michael Hayden

President Trump has been attacking and criticizing the American intelligence community, the people who are responsible for keeping us safe, since he came into office. This is part of a trend. It's been ongoing for over a year, and one has to ask why is he consistently doing this? Consistently attacking the ... FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
Rand Paul said Sunday that he would “do everything to stop” President Trump's nominations of Mike Pompeo for secretary of state and Gina Haspel for CIA director, but conceded that he may not be able to stop them. Paul, R-Ky., said on CBS' “Face the Nation” that he wants someone who's not “advocating ... FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
Washington (CNN) Former CIA Director John Brennan blasted President Donald Trump on Saturday after he tweeted about the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, calling the President ... America will triumph over you," Brennan, who was CIA head under President Barack Obama, tweeted. FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
Each office wants to manage its own IT, Edwards said, so the CIA started to look at its different mission areas as franchisees, each with about five IT staff ... While Bitko said the FBI has not gone down the CIA's route on franchisees, by delivering a core platform of IT services to field offices, he said the FBI ... FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
"During Gina Haspel's long tenure at the CIA, she oversaw the agency's torture and rendition program, one of the bleakest chapters in our nation's history. No one who had a hand in torturing individuals deserves to ever hold public office again, let alone lead an agency," said Raha Wala, director of national ... FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
Mike Pompeo didn't always seem content playing the traditional role of a C.I.A. director. The former congressman wanted to be close to President Trump after he was confirmed by the Senate, so he moved into a small office on the fourth floor of the Old Executive Office Building, next to the White House, ... FBI Investigated Michael Hayden
Todd asked Brennan if the intelligence on Papadopoulos came “through the C.I.A. via the Five Eyes thing,” referring to the intelligence-sharing .... corps that deals explicitly with the issue that has the director of the Central Intelligence Agency setting off fire alarms at the FBI, Congress, and the White House? Scooter Libby CIA
author of Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning book Ghost Wars: The ..... As you point out in your book, though, President Obama made a shift in policy, first of all, by appointing a special office within the State Department to ... Scooter Libby CIA
The Palestinian Authority government is facing allegations that it is collaborating with the CIA to spy on the phone conversations of senior Palestinian ... on Jerusalem gave me one more reason to leave this dirty job that we and those we call 'our American friends' do together when they come to our offices!! Scooter Libby CIA
Krass previously served as general counsel for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and is currently a partner in the Washington, D.C. law office of Gibson, ... Prior to her role at the CIA, Krass was acting assistant attorney general, and before that, principal deputy assistant attorney general, in the Office of ... Scooter Libby CIA
The CIA and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence declined to comment on Pompeo's schedule. Antonov said Tuesday that Sergey Naryshkin, the chief of Russia's foreign intelligence agency, known as the SVR, met with Pompeo to discuss the "joint struggle against terrorism." "Politics is politics ... Scooter Libby CIA
CIA Director Mike Pompeo admitted Tuesday that his office was behind some of the U.S. sanctions adopted against Venezuela's government. In a conversation following a conference at the American Enterprise Institute, the moderator asked Pompeo to enumerate some examples of the CIA reports that ... Scooter Libby CIA
Newly released emails detail the contentious back-and-forth between two Democratic senators and the Central Intelligence Agency for access to an ... that he decided to remove a partial copy of the Panetta Review from a CIA satellite site in northern Virginia to the committee's secure offices on Capitol Hill. Scooter Libby CIA
Mueller's office also interviewed former FBI director James Comey shortly after Trump fired Comey in May 2017, a person familiar with the matter has told Reuters. The dismissal led to Mueller's appointment to take over the FBI's Russia investigation. Comey's dismissal is central to the question of whether ... Scooter Libby CIA
Detained CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee went from being an operative in the world's top spy agency to investigating counterfeit cigarettes in Hong ... In an email response, a spokeswoman for the Japan Tobacco International press office confirmed that “Lee was a JTI employee for a short period of time”. Scooter Libby CIA
A former CIA case officer has been arrested and charged with unlawful retention of national defense information. ... (National Treasury Employees Union); The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has found the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is behind on processing its disaster relief ... Scooter Libby CIA
It was one of the U.S. intelligence service's worst failures in years: China dismantled American spying operations and killed or imprisoned more than a dozen C.I.A. informants since 2010. Now, an American is suspected of having helped Beijing by identifying informants. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, who left the ... Scooter Libby CIA
CIA Director Mike Pompeo delivers remarks at an event marking the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Office of Strategic Services June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. On Tuesday, the Department of Justice confirmed they arrested a CIA officer that was suspected of stealing top secret information for ... Scooter Libby CIA
CIA Director Mike Pompeo defended President Donald Trump's fitness for office amid scrutiny over the president's mental stability. Pompeo said Trump avidly consumes briefings from the intelligence community, but admitted to reformatting them into a more visual style. Trump has long defended his ... Scooter Libby CIA
President Donald Trump, right, welcomes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., third from left, to the podium to speak during a news conference after participating in a Congressional Republican Leadership Retreat at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. Also pictured is House Speaker Paul. Scooter Libby CIA
CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who said Trump was "completely fit" to lead the country, told a broadcast interviewer that he paused before answering because it was such "a ... Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to defend his fitness for office, insisting he is "like, really smart" and, indeed, a "very stable genius. Scooter Libby CIA
WASHINGTON — Former CIA Director John Brennan on Sunday criticized House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, saying the GOP lawmaker "abused" his office by issuing a memo with intelligence information declassified by President Donald Trump last week. Republicans on that ... Scooter Libby CIA
(CNN) Former CIA Director John Brennan scorned House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes for the release of the controversial GOP memo alleging FBI surveillance abuses, calling aspects of the move "exceptionally partisan" and saying Nunes has "abused the office" in refusing to allow Democrats on ... Scooter Libby CIA
"So, there's a long history of former directors behaving in a way that reflects the excellence, professionalism and non-political nature of the Central Intelligence Agency," Pompeo replied. "It is my hope that all of the former directors will behave that way. Because when they don't, they do damage to the CIA.". Scooter Libby CIA
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) seal is displayed in the lobby of CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia, on August 14, 2008. ... After a year in office, Trump has zeroed in on a group of personal advisors on intelligence matters, and Stephen Feinberg, a billionaire financier who has angled for a position ... Scooter Libby CIA
He pulled it from his shirt pocket during a meeting with President Pervez Musharraf, and told the general how, during a recent Oval Office gathering, President George W. Bush had expressed bewilderment and annoyance that most of the terrorists on the list were suspected of hiding out in Pakistan—an ... Scooter Libby CIA
Philby was on the second of his four marriages, had four children, several mistresses, and many conquests, not all of them female. His housemate in Washington (and fellow spy) was Guy Burgess, a Cambridge classmate who had previously worked for the BBC and the Home Office. Openly gay, he did not ... Scooter Libby CIA
Trump is reportedly considering Arkansas Republican Tom Cotton to replace Pompeo as the head of the CIA — a pick that isn't uncontroversial, given Cotton's deep Trump loyalty and relative intelligence inexperience. ... And if you're not ready to make those tough calls, you shouldn't seek the office. Scooter Libby CIA
The White House plan, which Trump has not yet signed off on, would force a major realignment early in his term, also creating a vacancy atop the CIA that ... Tillerson's likely ouster, which was first reported by the New York Times, loomed awkwardly over an Oval Office meeting Thursday between Trump ... Scooter Libby CIA
Since Mr. Trump took office, Mr. Cotton has emerged as a staunch defender of the president in the Senate, and a shaper of his policies on immigration and national security. Mr. Cotton helped devise the maneuver by which Mr. Trump in October disavowed the nuclear deal with Iran without scrapping it, ... Scooter Libby CIA
According to the New York Times, “at least one employee told investigators that security was so tight that some workers were convinced that Inter-Aid was being used as a cover for Central Intelligence Agency operatives in developing countries.” At the time, the Agency denied any affiliation with the group. Scooter Libby CIA
A right-wing radio host is making the unsupported claim that the U.S. military “sent a message” to the Central Intelligence Agency by buzzing the intelligence agency's headquarters with helicopters. Hal Turner, who is also a convicted felon, says he was contacted by unnamed witnesses to a story that was ... Scooter Libby CIA


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