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Jun 06, 2018
Donald Trump fires White House aide Kelly Sadler for joking about cancer-stricken senator John McCainUnited States of America President Donald Trump has sacked an aide who said cancer-stricken Senator John McCain's opposition to a presidential nominee did not matter because "he's dying anyway", the White House announced on Wednesday.
May 18, 2018
Gina Haspel confirmed as first woman CIA director; Senate votes 51-43 for America's new spy chiefThe U.S. Senate confirmed Gina Haspel on Thursday to be director of the CIA, ending a bruising confirmation fight centered on her ties to the spy agency's past use of waterboarding and other brutal interrogation techniques.
May 16, 2018
CIA nominee Gina Haspel wins Senate panel backing, paving way for confirmation as America's spy chiefGina Haspel, US President Donald Trump's nominee to head the CIA, won the backing of the Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday, paving the way for her expected confirmation to lead the spy agency.
May 11, 2018
'He's dying anyway', says White House aide, dismissing John McCain view on Donald Trump's CIA pick Gina HaspelA White House official dismissed Sen. John McCain's opposition to President Donald Trump's CIA nominee, saying "it doesn't matter" because "he's dying anyway," two people in the room told The Associated Press.
May 10, 2018
'Torture' doesn't work,' says Gina Haspel: Donald Trump's CIA nominee led US interrogation programme after 9/11 attacksUS President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next CIA director said the spy agency learned "tough lessons" from its use of harsh detention and interrogation tactics on terror suspects after 9/11 and that if confirmed, she would not permit the CIA to restart such a programme.
Apr 19, 2018
Gina Haspel set to become first woman CIA director, but torture allegations continue to haunt her careerUS president Donald Trump formally notified Congress on Tuesday that deputy Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director Gina Haspel is his pick to lead the agency
Apr 18, 2018
Donald Trump formally notifies Congress of Gina Haspel's pick to replace Mike Pompeo as CIA directorPresident Donald Trump formally notified Congress on Tuesday that deputy Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director Gina Haspel is his pick to lead the agency.
Mar 13, 2018
Donald Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as US secretary of state; CIA director Mike Pompeo to take overTop diplomat Rex Tillerson will no longer serve as the US secretary of state, President Donald Trump revealed in a tweet on Tuesday.