Cheney slams 'political' CIA torture probe



WASHINGTON - Former US vice president Dick Cheney Friday slammed a Justice Department probe into alleged abusive interrogation techniques by CIA agents as an "outrageous political act."
In an interview with Fox News Sunday to be aired at the weekend, Cheney said the investigation would do long term damage to the country's ability to protect itself.



Cheney slams 'political' CIA torture probe
Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday he had named assistant US attorney John Durham to review the CIA interrogations of detainees at secret sites overseas to determine whether any laws were broken.
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Friday, August 28th 2009
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