Jan 12, 2017

Mike Pompeo's Confirmation Hearing (Live Updates)

Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

Trump's pick for CIA director takes the stand today.

  • No torture: Pompeo said he would not comply with orders to bring back the CIA's "enhanced interrogation techniques." He added he didn't think Trump would ask for that.
  • Putin's a war criminal: He admitted to Marco Rubio that Vladimir Putin had committed war crimes. Rex Tillerson got slammed by Rubio the day before for not calling Putin a war criminal.
  • Don't trust Wiki: He said, "I have never believed WikiLeaks is a reliable source of information."
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