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Trump blasts former CIA Director John Brennan

President Donald Trump lashed out at former CIA Director John Brennan on Saturday, claiming he made mistakes during his time at the CIA and calling him a "loudmouth, partisan, political hack."

Rand Paul says Haspel's lack of candor is disqualifying

Sen. Rand Paul is criticizing Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's pick to head the CIA, for not declassifying her role in the agency's "extreme rendition and torture-by-proxy," arguing that the lack of candor disqualified her from the role.

Graham to vote yes on Haspel, despite McCain's call

South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham announced Thursday he would vote "yes" for Gina Haspel to be CIA director, bucking the request of one of his closest friends in Congress, Sen. John McCain, who opposes Haspel's nomination.

Gina Haspel sought to withdraw nomination to be CIA director

Gina Haspel offered to withdraw her nomination as President Donald Trump's pick to head the CIA on Friday after some White House officials raised concerns with her about her ability to get confirmed, several sources familiar with the nomination have told CNN.

Mueller probe looms large over Pompeo confirmation hearing

Mike Pompeo, the Trump administration's nominee to lead the State Department, made his case for confirmation on Thursday, but if he hoped to focus on foreign policy, Democrats had other ideas, peppering him with questions about the FBI probe into potential links between Russia and the Trump campaign.