Gina Haspel: 'I absolutely was an advocate' for destroying interrogation tapes

The nominee to be CIA director said she never watched the tapes but knew faces of CIA officers were visible in them.
0:31 | 05/09/18

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Transcript for Gina Haspel: 'I absolutely was an advocate' for destroying interrogation tapes
Are you an advocate for destroying the Tate senator I absolutely wasn't and they can't if we could with in. And conforming to US law and if we could get policy concurrence. To eliminate the security risk posed to our officers by those tapes. And because it's legal an air of what those tapes contained. Now I never watch the tapes that I understood that our officers faces were on them and that that was very dangerous at a time when there were unauthorized disclosures that we're exposing the program.

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