The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence approved the nomination of Air Force Gen. Michael V. Hayden to be the next director of the CIA yesterday, clearing the way for him to win confirmation before the end of the week.
In a closed session, the committee voted 12-3, with all eight Republicans and four of seven Democrats supporting him, to send Hayden’s nomination to the full Senate for a final vote.
Who voted no???:
Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)
Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI)
High-five to you, Senators!
DoubleSpeak Episode 5 tackles the issue of The NSA, The CIA and General Hayden’s nomination. Have a listen.
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