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Gina Haspel vows never to resume CIA interrogation program

Clip: 05/09/2018 | 4m 53s

Gina Haspel couldn't talk about her work for three decades. On Wednesday, she had to defend it. Haspel, who played pivotal roles in the agency's most controversial recent actions in the years after 9/11, promised to never restart brutal interrogation techniques. But Democrats wanted her to go farther. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 05/09/18

Rating: NR

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