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12 Facts About Mike Pompeo, Trump’s Pick for CIA Director
Here’s where the Kansas Republican stands on torture, surveillance, Muslims, and more.
6. Pompeo thinks Edward Snowden should be put to death.
During an appearance on C-Span in February, Pompeo said Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who leaked secret information and now lives in Russia, should be put to death for what he did.
“He should be brought back from Russia and given due process and I think the proper outcome would be that he would be given a death sentence for having put friends of mine, friends of yours who serve in the military today at enormous risk because of the information he stole and then released to foreign powers,” Pompeo said.
8. He spoke out in favor of the CIA’s use of torture.
In 2014, the Senate released a portion of its report on the CIA’s use of torture on detainees between 2001 and 2006, including, according to Politico, “waterboarding … the use of electric shocks, dogs, nudity, hypothermia and mock executions.”