At least one Democrat plans to vote for Haspel. Sen.
They rightly opposed the fear-driven Patriot Act that put every American under greater surveillance.
Haspel, a 61-year-old career undercover spy who has been acting CIA director since Mike Pompeo was nominated as secretary of state, has been practicing her answers at mock confirmation hearings with former top intelligence officials.
She also did not say she would refuse an order to use waterboarding, a form of simulated drowning.
Gina Haspel's response comes in response to a question from Democratic Sen.
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Asked whether she would once again support an order to destroy the tapes, Haspel said she would not, but only on procedural grounds.
Trump, who has spoken approvingly of waterboarding and other torture tactics, has loudly supported Haspel. "I said that we could not do that". Evan Bayh, D-Ind., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., said she is especially proud to have been the first woman to serve as the second-highest-ranking officer in the Clandestine Service.
Gina Haspel promised senators Wednesday that the CIA will not revive its outlawed torture program if she is confirmed as the agency's first female director.
"On my watch, C.I.A. will not restart a detention and interrogation program", Haspel said. She also played a role in destroying videos documenting the torture of detainees, specifically ones tied to the 9/11 attacks.
Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) did not sit in on the hearing, but spoke before it began on the Senate floor.
She says that if she's confirmed, she will follow the clear and legal framework the US has since imposed that bans any corrosive tactic not spelled out in the Army Field Manual.
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"I intend to vote against her as the nominee", the California Democrat said on "The Lead with Jake Tapper".
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and three of his Democratic colleagues recently wrote a letter to Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, asking that his office, which oversees all US intelligence agencies, declassify the documents.
According to the New York Times, Haspel arrived to run the prison - nicknamed "Cat's Eye" - in late October 2002.
"The CIA did, however, have historical experience using coercive forms of interrogation".
The chairman of a Senate intelligence committee is praising President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as the next director of the CIA.
Democratic senator Kamala Harris asked Ms Haspel if she believed the previous interrogation techniques were immoral, and demanded a "yes or no" answer. Her dad had to gently break the news to her that West Point did not admit women.
The 61-year-old intelligence professional, who has served in undercover assignments both domestically and overseas for more than three decades, faces what will likely be a close confirmation vote in the full Senate.
Protesters, shouting "prosecute the torturers" and "bloody Gina", disrupted the hearing several times, and police escorted them out of the room. In her testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, she comes across as sober, dedicated and knowledgeable.
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