Gina Haspel, AKA ‘Bloody Gina’ has been confirmed in a Senate vote, receiving bipartisan backing, with votes from both Republicans and Democrats.
Cal. #847, Gina Haspel, of Kentucky, to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Motion to Invoke Cloture. Yeas & nays ordered. The Motion to Invoke Cloture was agreed to by a vote of 54-44 . Cal. #847, Gina Haspel, of Kentucky, to be Director of t https://t.co/SOmYJ3Dv4t
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Haspel earned quite the reputation for her involvement in CIA blacksite torture programs during the Bush era.
Although questioned for her involvement in these programs, they have not prevented her from being nominated and confirmed to the position as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency.