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WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after he lashed out at U.S. intelligence agency chiefs over their assessments of global threats, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed course and said that he and the intelligence community "are all on the same page."
Trump met with his director of national intelligence and other top security officials in the Oval Office Thursday and said afterward that they told him their testimony at a Senate hearing had been "mischaracterized" by the news media.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after he lashed out at U.S. intelligence agency chiefs over their assessments of global threats, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed course Thursday and said that he and the intelligence community "are all on the same page."
Trump met with his director of national intelligence and other top security officials in the Oval Office and said afterward that they told him their testimony at a Senate hearing had been "mischaracterized" by the news media.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, that the Islamic State group remains a threat and that the Iran nuclear deal is working. The chiefs made no mention of a crisis at the U.S.-Mexican border for which Trump has considered declaring a national emergency.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Breaking with President Donald Trump, senators leaving a briefing with CIA Director Gina Haspel on Tuesday said they are even more convinced that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said he believes if the crown prince were put on trial, a jury would find him guilty in "about 30 minutes."
Senators: Crown prince behind Khashoggi killing
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the briefing by CIA Director Gina Haspel on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local):
Democratic leaders say CIA Director Gina Haspel should give the full Senate the same briefing they received on the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL' khahr-SHOHK'-jee).
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Gina Haspel is headed to Capitol Hill to brief Senate leaders Tuesday on the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as senators weigh their next steps in possibly punishing the longtime Middle East ally over the killing.
Senators: ‘Outrageous’ CIA chief not at briefing
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's attorney general is scheduled to arrive in Turkey on Sunday to hold talks with investigators looking into the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate earlier this month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the killing of a Saudi journalist was a botched operation and a "bad original concept" as his administration has taken its first steps in punishing the Saudis by deciding to revoke the visas of the suspects.
Trump awaited a briefing Thursday from CIA Director Gina Haspel, who has been in Turkey.
He had told reporters at the White House on Tuesday that the operation was a fiasco.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Recalling her rise through male-dominated ranks, CIA Director Gina Haspel said she wants to champion diversity at the spy agency as she returned to her alma mater Monday for a public event where she outlined her priorities for the agency and disclosed a few personal details of her life.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — CIA Director Gina Haspel will return to the University of Louisville next week to discuss national security and her career in the spy agency.
Haspel, a UofL graduate, will appear on campus Sept. 24 as part of the McConnell Center's Distinguished Speaker Series.
Joining Haspel on stage will be two other UofL graduates — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and political commentator Scott Jennings. Haspel will answer questions posed by Jennings.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly declassified documents released Friday graphically describe how an accused al-Qaida operative was stripped naked, repeatedly slammed against walls, waterboarded and confined in boxes for hours at a covert detention site that CIA Director Gina Haspel briefly oversaw after 9/11.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday tapped a former CIA career analyst to be deputy director of the agency.
Vaughn Bishop, who has years of experience analyzing intelligence, will serve under CIA Director Gina Haspel, who worked undercover for years on the operations side of the agency.
Haspel, First Female CIA Director Sworn In
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LANGLEY, Va. (AP) — New CIA Director Gina Haspel pledged to send more spies into the field during her swearing-in Monday as President Donald Trump offered up praise for the rank-and-file, who felt snubbed during his first visit to the headquarters of the premier U.S. intelligence agency.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the CIA (all times local):
Newly sworn-in CIA Director Gina Haspel says she wants to send more officers into the field, improve foreign language proficiency among the ranks and strengthen the agency's working relationships with intelligence agencies in partner nations.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri on Saturday defended her vote against President Donald Trump's pick for CIA director but said the specific reasons were classified.
McCaskill was one of the few Democrats facing a difficult re-election this fall to oppose the nomination of Gina Haspel, who was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday after a heated debate about her role in the CIA's torture program.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scrutiny of the 33-year spy career of new CIA director Gina Haspel has focused on her undercover role in the harsh interrogation of suspected terrorists, but she cut her teeth in intelligence operations against Russia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency's harsh interrogation program after 9/11.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote on Thursday that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency's harsh interrogation program after 9/11.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. WHAT MUELLER HAS SAID ABOUT HIS RUSSIA PROBE
Nothing. And in the year since he was appointed special counsel, that is rattling just about everyone involved.
2. WHO IS CONFIRMED TO LEAD THE CIA
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA on Thursday after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency's harsh interrogation program after 9/11.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's senators split Thursday over confirming the new CIA director, with Democrat Claire McCaskill questioning whether Gina Haspel would stand up against policies violating "our country's moral compass."
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to be CIA director will fully explain what her role was — and what it wasn't — in the agency's use of harsh interrogation practices on terror suspects after 9/11, the top U.S. intelligence chief said Wednesday.
Deputy CIA Director Gina Haspel will face tough questions about her activities with the interrogation program, which critics call one of the darkest chapters in the agency's history.