Democratic rift

WASHINGTON  | Confirmation vote for CIA chief brings out Democratic rift

WASHINGTON  — The political schism in the Democratic Party is playing out in the confirmation vote for Gina Haspel as CIA director, as support from red-state senators facing re-election bumps up against a more liberal flank eyeing potential 2020 presidential bids and rejecting the nominee over the agency’s clouded history of torture. Haspel’s confirmation became … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Confirmation vote for CIA chief brings out Democratic rift

WASHINGTON  | Confirmation vote for CIA nominee exposes Democratic rift

WASHINGTON  — The political schism in the Democratic Party is playing out in the confirmation vote for Gina Haspel as CIA director, as support from red-state senators facing re-election bumps up against a more liberal flank eyeing potential 2020 presidential bids and rejecting the nominee over the agency’s clouded history of torture. Haspel’s confirmation became … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Confirmation vote for CIA nominee exposes Democratic rift