CONDOLEEZZA RICE DEFENDS TORTURE, CONFIRMS BUSH’S ROLE IN THE PROGRAM IN NEW VIDEO CLIP

 

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Madison Ruppert
Activist Post

In a video for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Condoleezza Rice defends the United States’ torture program and confirms the role of Bush in the program itself.

The fact that Bush authorized waterboarding is not just now being revealed. Indeed, it has been known since he published his memoir.

However, as the ACLU points out, “What comes as a bit of a shock, perhaps, is how candid Rice is about the role of President Bush himself in authorizing torture.”

“Now Rice has confirmed that President Bush himself was involved in vetting the CIA’s request for approval to torture,” Alexander Abdo, staff attorney for the ACLU’s National Security Project writes.

“The president asked two very important questions in the decision to use these techniques,” Rice says. “He asked the CIA if it was necessary and he asked the Justice Department if it was legal. Both departments answered yes.”

“Only when he was satisfied that we could protect both our liberties and our security did he signal that we could go ahead,” former Secretary of State Rice says in the clip…

THIS IS WHAT AUTHORITARIAN ASSWIPES DO!
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