Gina Haspel, a native of Ashland, Ky., was confirmed Thursday by the Senate as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was able to secure a 54-45 vote on the confirmation, despite opposition that included some members of his own Republican Party, including fellow Kentuckian Sen. Rand Paul and Arizona’s Sen. John McCain.
Gina Haspel, a native of Ashland, Ky., was confirmed Thursday by the Senate as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was able to secure a 54-45 vote on the confirmation, despite opposition that included some members of his own Republican Party, including fellow Kentuckian Sen. Rand Paul and Arizona’s Sen. John McCain. TOM BRENNER NYT
Gina Haspel, a native of Ashland, Ky., was confirmed Thursday by the Senate as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was able to secure a 54-45 vote on the confirmation, despite opposition that included some members of his own Republican Party, including fellow Kentuckian Sen. Rand Paul and Arizona’s Sen. John McCain. TOM BRENNER NYT

Kentuckian Gina Haspel confirmed as nation’s next CIA chief

May 17, 2018 04:41 PM