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Watch: Confirmation Hearing for CIA Director Nominee Gina Haspel Underway

She was a key figure in a program that tortured people, but Haspel has showed she doesn't want to talk about that

CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel is sworn in during her confirmation hearing before the Senate (Select) Committee on Intelligence May 9, 2018 in Washington, DC. If confirmed, Haspel will succeed Mike Pompeo to be the next CIA director. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump's pick to head the CIA, Gina Haspel—who was a key participant in the agency's torture program but has so far refused to acknowledge that what she and her colleagues did was, in fact, torture—is facing questions from members of the Senate Intelligence committe on Wednesday.

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