CIA Whistleblower Brutalized by Cops While Protesting Gina Haspel’s Nomination (Video)
Police forcibly removed former CIA analyst Ray McGovern from Wednesday’s Senate hearing for the CIA director nominee who oversaw torture during her tenure. McGovern, 78, who worked for the intelligence agency for nearly three decades, was pinned to the ground by police and his arm was dislocated as he was protesting Gina Haspel’s nomination.
In the video player above, there are two clips of footage from the incident. Here is C-SPAN’s clip from another angle.
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