From: Huffington Post
Bush Officials Step Up To Blast Torture Report Before It’s Out
The 500-page summary of the report, set to be released Tuesday, is understood to suggest that the CIA’s use of techniques like waterboarding did not produce significant intelligence and that CIA officers misled those responsible for the program’s oversight, including higher-level agency officials, the White House and Congress.
Speaking to The New York Times on Monday, former Vice President Dick Cheney, a fierce defender of the government’s use of torture, said that the idea that the CIA misled the White House “is just a crock.” …
CIA officers “are patriots, and whatever the report says, if it diminishes their contributions to our country, it is way off base,” George W. Bush said Sunday in an interview on CNN.
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