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Trump picks controversial figure Haspel as new CIA chief


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gina Haspel, a veteran CIA clandestine officer picked by President Donald Trump on Tuesday to head the CIA, is a controversial figure, backed by many in the U.S. intelligence community but regarded warily by some in Congress for her involvement in the agency's "black site" detention facilities. (Reuters Politics) More More

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