gina haspel
May 2018

Jones: Count me out on Haspel

Ed Morrissey May 16, 2018 8:41 AM

Nice knowing ya!

“I believe she is someone who can and will stand up to the President if ordered to do something illegal or immoral – like a return to torture.”

“Gina is committed to making sure we never have to relearn lessons of the past.”

“But you didn’t have reservations about John Brennan. You voted for John Brennan.”

Not for the reason you think.

Ugly: WH official jokes about McCain dying

Ed Morrissey May 11, 2018 9:21 AM

Open-mic night flop.

Cheney to Trump: Bring back waterboarding

Ed Morrissey May 10, 2018 4:01 PM

“There are a lot of Monday morning quarterbacks in the terrorism business.”

McCain to Senate: Don’t let Haspel run the CIA

Ed Morrissey May 09, 2018 8:41 PM

Wrench.

“Senator, I do not believe the president would ask me to do that.”

“It’s a yes or no answer.”

“I think she’s going to have a great answer for you on that one.”

Apr 2018

“The timing of its release devalues this document.”

Mar 2018

Why comparing Gina Haspel to Robert Bork doesn’t work

Taylor Millard Mar 18, 2018 8:01 PM

Following orders vs. ordering destruction of evidence

“Haspel did not take charge of the base until after the interrogation of Zubaydah ended.”

Filibuster?

Uh oh.