Sen. Feinstein Tweet-Storms CIA Director’s Torture Speech


As CIA Director John Brennan addressed her report on the agency’s torture practices under the Bush administration Thursday, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) tweeted fiery rebuttals to his claims.

Feinstein oversaw the report, which took five years to complete, and which found the gruesomely-detailed acts were ultimately ineffective in procuring actionable intelligence. Brennan argued in a rare speech that the CIA was unprepared for its interrogatory function following 9/11 and improvised its tactics in the wake of the attack. He criticized the report for not including testimony from the officers and agents in charge of the program, and disputed its finding on the inefficacy of the practices.

Read the tweets below:

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