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Gina Haspel gets favorable recommendation from Senate Intel Committee

Gina Haspel is sworn in before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Gina Haspel is sworn in before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Image

The Senate Intelligence Committee has favorably recommended that Gina Haspel be confirmed for Director of the CIA, Chairman Richard Burr and Sen. Mark Warner announced Wednesday.

What's next: The full Senate will now vote on whether to confirm her, but with strong Democratic support now behind her, and this favorable recommendation from the Committee, she is well on her way to being confirmed.

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