The request was disclosed by the New York Times on the eve of Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation hearings, which are expected to scrutinize Haspel’s reported involvement in a CIA torture program that followed the terror attacks on New York and Washington.
The New York Times cited a Senate Intelligence Committee Report claiming Mohammed was waterboarded 183 times, stripped naked, doused with water, slapped, slammed into a wall, given rectal rehydrations, shackled into painful stress positions and sleep-deprived for about a week by being forced to stand with his hands chained above his head.
Earlier, the US senators said in a letter that che CIA should release all materials regarding the role of Gina Haspel played in the agency's torture program.
The letter was initiated and signed by four Democratic lawmakers: Dianne Feinstein, Ron Wyden, Martin Heinrich, and Kamala Harris. In addition, the senators reminded the latest declassified CIA memos proved Haspel was involved in the CIA detainee interrogation program