Tag: CIA

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Nolte: How Donald Trump Killed Off the 1960s

You get to a certain age and you are pretty sure you have seen it all. But who would have thought we would live to see the day Donald Trump killed off the 1960s?

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The Nuclear Option: What Obama Administration Did Was Much Worse Than Watergate

At the end of all the scandal and drama, all of the breathlessly reported lies and false accusations, at the end of all the money wasted on some zany kabuki swamp dance choreographed to the thrumming of giant bullfrogs and yipping of excited coyotes — at the end of all of this — it comes down to precisely what we said it was a year and a half ago.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 07: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) speaks as Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism John Brennan (R) listens while making personnel announcements during an event in the East Room at the White House, on January 7, 2013 in Washington, DC. President Obama has …

Three Major Ways John Brennan Fueled the Trump-Russia Conspiracy Theory

TEL AVIV — President Trump has taken to twitter to share quotes strongly criticizing Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan for undermining faith in the U.S. intelligence community and for Brennan’s alleged role in fueling the anti-Trump dossier that spread unsubstantiated, conspiratorial claims of collusion with Russia.

CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Senate Intelligence Panel Approves Gina Haspel as CIA Director

The Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday voted 10-5 to advance the nomination of Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s pick for Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director, to the Senate floor in a bipartisan vote celebrated by both leaders of the committee.