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Pompeo Gets a Grilling on the Hill

Pompeo Gets a Grilling on the Hill

Mike Pompeo’s charm offensive may have stumbled out of the gate in his confirmation hearing to be Trump’s top diplomat.
Cory Booker Asks Pompeo About ‘Gay Sex’ Three Times During Hearing

Cory Booker Asks Pompeo About ‘Gay Sex’ Three Times During Hearing

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) on Thursday made news after repeatedly demanding to know CIA Director Mike Pompeo's views on gay sex at his confirmation hearing to become Secretary of State.
John Brennan Rages at Donald Trump for Calling James Comey a ‘Slime Ball’

John Brennan Rages at Donald Trump for Calling James Comey a ‘Slime Ball’

“Your kakistocracy is collapsing after its lamentable journey,” Brennan raged on Twitter.
Sen. Cory Booker Violating Constitution: Voting Against Pompeo for Religious Beliefs

Sen. Cory Booker Violating Constitution: Voting Against Pompeo for Religious Beliefs

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced on Friday that he will vote against CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s nomination to become secretary of state because of Pompeo’s beliefs on marriage and sexuality — beliefs
CIA director Mike Pompeo spent Easter in North Korea with Kim Jong-un

CIA director Mike Pompeo spent Easter in North Korea with Kim Jong-un

Mike Pompeo, head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), made a secret visit to North Korea over Easter weekend and met with its leader Kim…
Family of Afghan man tortured by CIA demands US reveal location of his body

Family of Afghan man tortured by CIA demands US reveal location of his body

Gul Rahman was killed in a secret CIA interrogation facility where he endured being doused with frigid water and shackled naked It took almost 15 years for Gul Rahman’s family to receive a direct
Donald Trump Successfully Pressures Rand Paul to Meet with Mike Pompeo, Despite Opposition

Donald Trump Successfully Pressures Rand Paul to Meet with Mike Pompeo, Despite Opposition

Sen. Rand Paul has agreed to meet with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State.
Anti-Torture Groups Are Pushing Congress to Block Trump’s Nominee to Head the CIA

Anti-Torture Groups Are Pushing Congress to Block Trump’s Nominee to Head the CIA

Outside groups are upping the pressure on Senators to reject President Donald Trump’s controversial nominee to direct the Central Intelligence Agency, Gina Haspel, ahead of her May 9 confirmation
Anti-Torture Groups Are Pushing Congress to Block Trump’s Nominee to Head the CIA

Anti-Torture Groups Are Pushing Congress to Block Trump’s Nominee to Head the CIA

Outside groups are upping the pressure on Senators to reject President Donald Trump’s controversial nominee to direct the Central Intelligence Agency, Gina Haspel, ahead of her May 9 confirmation
Democrat Senator Heidi Heitkamp Saves Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Nomination

Democrat Senator Heidi Heitkamp Saves Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Nomination

North Dakota Democrat Sen. Heidi Heitkamp saved Mike Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state on Thursday when she came out in favor of confirming him – bucking her own party.
The CIA Says Mike Pompeo Didn't Fight in the Gulf War

The CIA Says Mike Pompeo Didn't Fight in the Gulf War

In the frenzied game of musical chairs that is the Trump administration, CIA Director Mike Pompeo is set to become the next Secretary of State. It’s an ideal time, then, to clarify details of his
'Cyber Terrorist' Teen Who Hacked CIA Director John Brennan Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

'Cyber Terrorist' Teen Who Hacked CIA Director John Brennan Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

A British teenager who gained notoriety for hacking a number of high profile United States government employees including former CIA director John Brennan and former director of intelligence James
A lie about Mike Pompeo’s Gulf War service started with an anonymous Wikipedia edit

A lie about Mike Pompeo’s Gulf War service started with an anonymous Wikipedia edit

US Central Intelligence Agency director and Army veteran Mike Pompeo never served in the Gulf War. But that’s not what prominent members of the US…

Teen who hacked top US officials gets two years in prison

The teenager who founded the hacking group that broke into ex-CIA chief John Brennan's email has been sentenced to serve two years at a youth detention center. Kane Gamble went by the alias "Cracka"
JFK documents could show the truth about a diplomat's death 47 years ago

JFK documents could show the truth about a diplomat's death 47 years ago

Family of Charles Thomas are pleading with Trump to release papers they say show his 1971 suicide stemmed from officials wanting to shut down effort to reopen JFK investigationCharles Thomas was a
Cleared: Memo Slams Fake News About First Woman Nominated to Head CIA

Cleared: Memo Slams Fake News About First Woman Nominated to Head CIA

After weeks of negative media reports and political animus toward Gina Haspel’s alleged participation in the destruction of videos showing interrogation of terror suspects, the agency released a memo
Kickstarting a playable version of the CIA's previously secret training card-game

Kickstarting a playable version of the CIA's previously secret training card-game

When Freedom of Information Act enthusiast Douglas Palmer used public records requests to explore the games that the CIA uses to train its analysts, he laid the groundwork for republishing these games
Mike Pompeo Needs to Clean Up After Rex Tillerson

Mike Pompeo Needs to Clean Up After Rex Tillerson

The new secretary of state should focus on rebuilding his department.