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orangecrush

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Tue Jun 6, 2017, 01:09 AM Jun 2017

'Torture memo' author nominated for Trump administration post

Torture memo' author nominated for Trump administration post
By REBECCA MORIN 06/05/2017 10:05 PM EDT Updated 06/05/2017 10:40 PM EDT
Steven Bradbury, a former George W. Bush administration official who authored legal memos authorizing "enhanced interrogation techniques" that have been regarded as torture, has been nominated to be General Counsel of Transportation.

Bradbury, who is a litigation partner at Dechert LLP in Washington, D.C., was spotted at the White House in March.




In May 2005, Bradbury wrote three memos, including one that authorized the use of 13 different techniques to use against high value detainees, which included dietary manipulation, facial slap or insult slap, cramped confinement, water dousing and waterboarding. The memos later became known as the "torture memos."

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/06/05/trump-nominee-torture-bradbury-239167


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'Torture memo' author nominated for Trump administration post (Original Post) orangecrush Jun 2017 OP
Color me not the least bit surprised. Solly Mack Jun 2017 #1

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