It’s Time to Release the Torture Report, Mr. President


From President Obama, commenting on the Senate’s investigation of Bush-era torture tactics:

I am absolutely committed to declassifying that report as soon as the report is completed. In fact, I would urge them to go ahead and complete the report, send it to us. We will declassify those findings so that the American people can understand what happened in the past, and that can help guide us as we move forward.

Say what? Last I heard, the report was completed in 2012. The CIA responded last June. Dianne Feinstein has been pushing for declassification of at least the report’s executive summary ever since. So if Feinstein wants to release the report, and Obama wants to release the report, what’s the holdup?

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