Gina Haspel Covered Up Torture. Now She Might Run The CIA.
We talk to two former government insiders who warn about Haspel, who led a secret prisoner “black site” and covered up illegal torture.
Sadly, the country yet again has to confront a deadly shooting. There will be memorials, and necessary news coverage about how students and teachers acted with bravery while their school was being terrorized. And then the country will move on.
It’s an incredible spectacle, really, to watch the corporate media and their favorite talking heads explore this notion of Trump’s so-called independence. This, only a month after Trump failed to issue a full-throated condemnation of a white nationalist invasion in Charlottesville, Va.
Ironic that the most powerful court in the land decided to hear the travel ban case just days after the supposedly non-Islamophobic administration broke with two-decade-old tradition and decided against hosting an Eid al-Fitr dinner at the White House to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan.