Trump Invokes Identity Politics to Shield Gina Haspel from Criticism

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Опубликовано 9 мая 2018, 22:06
Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel (aka ‘Bloody Gina’), offered to withdraw her nomination in advance of hearings knowing she’d face an uphill battle due to her past as a war criminal, but Trump ultimately convinced her not to and defended her using a familiar strategy he once bemoaned. Also, her confirmation hearings took place today, and there’s already signs Democrats are starting to crack, and may actually confirm her afterall.

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