TV News LIES

Sunday, Jul 22nd

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Human Rights Cheney Admits Authorizing Detainee's Torture

Cheney Admits Authorizing Detainee's Torture

E-mail Print PDF

When asked by ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl whether he approved of interrogation tactics used against a so-called "high value prisoner" at the controversial Guantanamo Bay prison, Mr. Cheney, in a break from his history of being press-shy, admitted to giving official sanctioning of torture.

"I supported it," he said regarding the practice known as "water-boarding," a form of simulated drowning. After World War II, Japanese soldiers were tried and convicted of war crimes in US courts for water-boarding, a practice which the outgoing Bush administration attempted to enshrine in policy.

"I was aware of the program, certainly, and involved in helping get the process cleared, as the agency in effect came in and wanted to know what they could and couldn't do," Cheney said. "And they talked to me, as well as others, to explain what they wanted to do. And I supported it."

More & video...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Judge Orders Government To Temporarily Stop Deporting Reunited Families

Judge stops deprtationsA federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Monday to temporarily stop the deportation of families...

An Irish bill on Israeli settlement goods could make history

Irish bill o Israeli sttlement goods could make history On July 11, the upper house of the Irish parliament, the Seanad, will vote on a...

Judge tells U.S. to pay costs of reuniting immigrant families

Judge : US has pay for reunification services“It doesn’t make any sense for any of the parents who have been separated to pay...

Kids as young as 1 in US court, awaiting reunion with family

One year old in immigration courtThe 1-year-old boy in a green button-up shirt drank milk from a bottle, played with a...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!