Sen. Mark Udall on the CIA

from “Mike Gravel to Senator Mark Udall: Make Full Torture Probe Public Like I Did with Pentagon Papers,” interview with Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!, 12/26/14

…SEN. MARK UDALL: The CIA has lied to its overseers in the public, destroyed and tried to hold back evidence, spied on the Senate, made false charges against our staff, and lied about torture and the results of torture. And no one has been held to account. … There are right now people serving in high-level positions at the agency who approved, directed or committed acts related to the CIA’s detention and interrogation program. It’s bad enough not to prosecute these officials, but to reward or promote them and risk the integrity of the U.S. government to protect them is incomprehensible. The president needs to purge his administration of high-level officials who were instrumental to the development and running of this program….

read the full post at Democracy Now!

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