Reactions to a briefing by CIA Director Gina Haspel suggest the crown prince will face consequences for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
By a vote of 63-37, the upper chamber elects to bring a proposal to the floor that would end U.S. involvement in the war in Yemen.
In an unexpectedly tilted 63-37 vote, it moves forward with a bill calling for an end to U.S. military aid in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
Though new CIA Director Gina Haspel just made it through the vetting process on Capitol Hill, Hedges and "On Contact" guest Kiriakou are not about to drop the subject of the agency's recent history of torture, in which Haspel allegedly played a role.
This movement has nothing to do with left or right, Democrat or Republican, conservative or liberal. It's all about right and wrong.
Gina Haspel's confirmation as CIA director sends a message to future administrations that those who authorize and facilitate torture will escape liability.
Human rights groups are decrying the confirmation because of her involvement in the spy agency's harsh detention and interrogation program after 9/11.
The party's division in the Senate over the confirmation of Gina Haspel is set by the election calendar, home-state geography and personal views—and it may define Democrats for years to come.