Justice Department Probe of CIA Torture Evidence: Another Whitewash?
Here’s why the Justice Department’s halt to its probe of CIA obstruction of justice involving torture looks like another whitewash.
The DOJ compromised its probe from the beginning in 2008 by assigning it to Connecticut federal prosecutor John Durham, whom courts have twice implicated in suppressing evidence. In one of those cases, a federal judge rebuked him also for what she described as “severe misconduct” during cross-examination.
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