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Quick Update To Our Earlier Story “Liberals Lay Off Doug Jones!”

So you won’t be able to lambaste him about that.

And since Haspel already has enough votes to pass, this move comes with considerable political risk among his Conservative constituency that he could’ve sidestepped without changing any outcome, just like he was accused of doing when he supported Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State.

To quote Jones: “While her career has been impressive, Ms. Haspel’s role in programs that conducted torture is very troubling; her refusal to acknowledge the immorality of such conduct even today with the benefit of hindsight is even more so and reflects poorly on our nation’s reputation….”

Here’s a link to his full statement:

And here’s our original story:

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