The Obama administration had fought to block the depositions.
The letters come as Donald Trump renews calls to bring back waterboarding.
“He’s doing it with enthusiasm. We did it with regret,” Michael Hayden said.
Trump told the WSJ he would not order the military to do anything illegal after backlash over his...
Torture is not only against the law; it also undermines US leadership and morality.
The Arizona Republican slams "loose talk on the campaign trail."
"Would I approve waterboarding? You bet your ass I would," he said Monday.
The 78-21 vote would codify the policy in law.
Most called the practices torture, but 57 percent believe they produced useful information.
Given the state of the post-9/11 era to date, critics of unrestrained presidential power will...
Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) said Friday that, “Eisenhower retook Europe faster” than the Obama...
She implied the practice would be commonplace "if I were in charge."
Trump has doubled down in his support of the practice.
"We can’t do waterboarding, but they can do chopping off heads, drowning people in steel cages."
"You have to get the information from these people," Trump added.
Trump has suggested he would torture suspected terrorists and kill their families.
His comments come as Republicans battle in New Hampshire.
"In the Middle East, we have people chopping the heads off Christians," he says.
She said the controversial interrogations helped "keep our nation safe."
Amnesty International says the White House has turned a blind eye to a Senate report.
Here are things to watch for when the report comes out.
Last week, David Barron won Senate confirmation to a lifetime appointment as a judge for the First...
"Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?" — Jack Kerouac, On the...
The Senate Intelligence Committee voted on Thursday to declassify parts of the panel’s...