Senator Balks at CIA Inspector General Nominee Over Torture Report

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Christopher Sharpley testifies at his nomination hearing.

The Trump administration’s nominee for CIA inspector general faced tough questions from lawmakers over his handling of whistleblower complaints, and his handling of a classified Senate document on allegations of torture by the agency.

The CIA’s agency’s acting inspector general Christopher Sharpley was grilled about three outstanding whistleblower allegations against him alleged by a nonprofit government oversight group – charges he denied in his Tuesday confirmation hearing.

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