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History made as Haspel confirmed by Senate, becoming first woman to run the CIA

President Trump’s nominee to take over as director of the Central Intelligence Agency has been confirmed by the Senate. In a 54-45 vote on Thursday, Gina Haspel was officially christened to become the first woman to lead the agency.
Republican Senators Rand Paul (KY) and Jeff Flake (Ariz.) previously announced that they would vote against Haspel’s confirmation, and Senator John McCain urged the Senate to reject her nomination. Senator McCain was unable to cast a vote, however, as he was at home battling cancer.
A number of lawmakers from the left reached across the aisle to support the President’s nominee, most notably the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Senator Mark Warner (Va.).
Prior to the vote, Warner said, “Gina Haspel is among one of the most qualified people to be nominated to be director of the CIA. I feel safer knowing the CIA has Miss Haspel at the helm…I believe Gina

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