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Mike Pompeo Sworn In as CIA Director

HeadlineJan 24, 2017

Former Kansas Congressmember Mike Pompeo was sworn in as CIA director after being approved by the Senate Monday. His confirmation had faced opposition over concerns about his position on torture. In the past, Pompeo falsely claimed so-called enhanced interrogation tactics, such as waterboarding, were constitutional. But he reversed his decision during his confirmation hearing, saying he is now against torture.

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