"There ain't no learning in the second kick of the mule here," said a former deputy director of the CIA's Counterterrorism Center.
"People need to stop saying that Donald Trump is taking a different position than all of his intel chiefs and from the United States military," "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said.
"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.
A "culture of impunity" has "corrupted not just our system of intelligence, but really, our system of government," whistleblower Edward Snowden says.
Nils Melzer, the United Nation's special rapporteur on torture, accused the U.S. of leading a process of dismantling human rights.
Sadler promised a public apology to Senator John McCain's daughter Meghan, but only apologized personally.
The press secretary said there was a war against women in Donald Trump's administration.
Haspel was confirmed with the help of Democrats despite concerns over her role in the CIA's use of torture.
Tim Kennedy posted a nearly hour-long video of himself being voluntarily waterboarded by his friends in support of CIA director nominee Gina Haspel.
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.
Ali Shallal al-Qaysi said the decision to nominate Gina Haspel for CIA director is a disgrace.
A man and his pregnant wife were abducted in Thailand and sent to Libya to be imprisoned and tortured.
CIA director nominee Gina Haspel faced an intense grilling during her Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday.
Gina Haspel has been accused of being involved in controversial interrogation methods.
President Donald Trump's CIA appointment has spurred a feud between Meghan McCain and Liz Cheney over the appointee's previous involvement in torture tactics.
Gina Haspel is the first career CIA woman to be appointed deputy director.
Gina Haspel, who will serve under new Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo, was the first woman spy to reach the CIA's second-highest position.