Senator Warren, who took to Twitter to express her views, said that Haspel's involvement in the U.S.'s discredited torture program makes her unfit to lead the Central Intelligence Agency. "You're a Republican, you're one of Trump's first supporters".
McCain, 81, is in Arizona battling brain cancer.
A top Republican has urged the White House to speak out against an aide who mocked Senator John McCain's brain cancer during an internal meeting, but stopped short of calling on U.S. President Donald Trump to apologize.
The Hill first reported Thursday that Sadler said during a private meeting that McCain's opposition to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump issues disaster declaration for Hawaii volcano damage Giuliani biographer: He's "a drama machine" Trump attacks media after reports of Cohen deal with AT&T MORE's nominee to become Central Intelligence Agency director, Gina Haspel, "doesn't matter" because "he's dying anyway". The comment was met with laughs from Maher's audience.
Investigators said in a news release that Hunter "may have converted tens of thousands of dollars of campaign funds from his congressional campaign committee to personal use to pay for family travel, flights, utilities, healthcare, school uniforms and tuition, jewelry, groceries and other goods, services, and expenses". "The torture thing is different".More news: Trump declares Hawaii a disaster zone amid volcano eruption
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"I am sure this conversation is going to leak, too".
"The Department of Justice is tricky business", Hunter said, when Maher briefly brought up the investigation. "Come on. This doesn't bother you and other veterans?" "He has served all his life and he has served the country well", said Gordon Gerson, president of McCain's Naval Academy class of 1958. Add John McCain as an interest to stay up to date on the latest John McCain news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
Haspel, the CIA's acting director, issued a statement: "I have the utmost respect for Senator McCain and I appreciate the thoughtfulness with which he has approached this nomination process". "Her refusal to acknowledge torture's immorality is disqualifying". "And that's all I have to say about that", McCain said. "[Haspel oversaw torture] when it was needed".
Maher concluded his interview with a warm farewell for Hunter.