The U.S. Senate confirmed Gina Haspel as the next director of the CIA on Thursday.
Haspel replaces Mike Pompeo, who became secretary of state.
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Haspel's role in the George W. Bush administration's interrogation program was front-and-center for her confirmation hearing, where she faced pointed questions about her views on interrogation of detainees and her role in the destruction of CIA tapes.
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