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1/12/2017

CABINET/CIA/MIKE POMPEO: "Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), Donald Trump’s pick to head the CIA, told senators at his confirmation hearing Thursday that he would not carry out orders from the White House to use torture, a position that potentially puts him at odds with the president-elect. 
During his campaign last year, Trump repeatedly said he would bring back waterboarding and other harsh interrogation tactics that the CIA has abandoned, that President Obama labeled torture, and that now are illegal."

 – “Trump’s pick for CIA chief says he wouldn’t carry out orders to torture,” LA Times online, Jan 12, 2016, Brian Bennett, 1/12/2017