Nancy Pelosi Should be Waterboarded

….For lying that she wasn’t told by the CIA that waterboarding was being used as an interogration method against captured terrorists.

She continues to stick to her story that she and other congress people were never told of the different methods, such as waterboarding was used. And in spite of records saying she was briefed by the CIA, she has maintained the same response.

But now the Judicial Watch obtained through court order the open secret papers from the CIA which states specifically that 68 congressmen including Nancy Pelosi were indeed briefed by the CIA on the waterboarding techniques used on  Abu Zubaydah.

The declassified memos show the program began after the capture of al Qaeda lieutenant Abu Zubaydah, a Saudi-born Palestinian who was the group’s operations director, in the city of Faisalabad in central Pakistan in March 2002.

In a statement to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence dated April 12, 2007, then-CIA director Michael Hayden said the agency decided new “techniques” were needed because “Abu Zubaydah was withholding information that could help us track down al Qaeda leaders and prevent attacks.”

The CIA briefed lawmakers as it began seeking expanded authority for the interrogation program. Current House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, then minority whip, attended a briefing on Abu Zubaydah’s interrogation April 24, 2002, along with seven other members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the documents show.

The CIA did not begin using the interrogation techniques until after receiving legal guidance from the Department of Justice in August 2002 (Reuters)

So the question is, now that the CIA papers prove that Nancy Pelosi was briefed on these interrogation methods, thus proving she lied, will she do the honorable thing and do a mea culpa? Don’t hold your breath.

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