Re­pub­li­can sen­a­tors seek speedy vote on CIA nom­i­nee

USA TODAY US Edition - - NEWS - From staff and wire re­ports

Re­pub­li­cans pushed for a con­fir­ma­tion vote as early as Thurs­day af­ter the Se­nate in­tel­li­gence com­mit­tee en­dorsed Gina Haspel, Pres­i­dent Trump’s nom­i­nee to lead the CIA.

Op­po­nents con­cerned about Haspel’s role in CIA covert de­ten­tion sites af­ter 9/11 could de­lay a vote by the full Se­nate un­til next week.

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