Dick Cheney Challenges The CIA To Declassify Intelligence On Torture

Dick Cheney just can't keep out of the spotlight. He can't do it. Implementing torture and attacking Iraq for no good reason just wasn't enough for hi

Dick Cheney just can't keep out of the spotlight. He can't do it. Implementing torture and attacking Iraq for no good reason just wasn't enough for him. He has to keep coming back for more. The man with the lowest approval ratings since the Nixon era now thinks he has to attack President Obama as soon as he sits in the Oval office and he does it the cowardly way. With Sean Hannity. He goes after President Obama because he has denounced torture and released the CIA memos. That means Darth Cheney has to defend his own treacherous policy along with the implementation of it.

Former Vice President Dick Cheney last month formally asked the Central Intelligence Agency to de-classify top secret documents he believes show harsh interrogation techniques such as waterboarding helped prevent terrorist attacks against U.S. targets, according to source familiar with the effort.

On Monday, Cheney disclosed the request to Sean Hannity of Fox News' "Hannity." The request was made in late March, before President Barack Obama unsealed top-secret memos about past interrogation techniques last week...

“The facts of the case are that the use of these techniques against these terrorists made us safer. It really did work,” he told Fox News Sunday.

“I formally asked that they be declassified now. I haven't announced this up till now, I haven't talked about it, but I know specifically of reports that I read, that I saw that lay out what we learned through the interrogation process and what the consequences were for the country.”

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