Gina Haspel

Trump Says U.S. Troops Will Stay in Iraq

"We have a base in Iraq, and the base is a fantastic edifice. I mean, I was there recently, and I couldn't believe the money that was spent on these massive runways," the president said.

Trump Shows 'Willful Ignorance' of U.S. Intelligence

"I worry that it sends a strong message to our adversaries out there, particularly Russia and China, that there are huge gaps remaining in the national security decision-making apparatus in this country," John Kirby said.

GOP Congressman Says Trump Wouldn't Last Under Torture

California Representative Duncan Hunter's candor came after a week of Trump surrogates hurling insults at McCain, whose announcement that he would be opposing CIA pick Gina Haspel roiled some within his own party.

Who Is Gina Haspel?

Haspel, the first woman to serve as CIA director, has a controversial past, having overseen a CIA site known for torturing terrorism suspects.