Dems to Push Again to Limit Interrogation Techniques | Talking Points Memo

Last month, Democrats, with the help of a few crossover Republicans (but not Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)), passed a bill that would have limited the CIA’s interrogation techniques to those authorized by the Army Field Manual. Waterboarding and other “enhanced interrogation” techniques (use of hoods or duct tape over the eyes, inducing hypothermia, etc.) would have been specifically and unambiguously outlawed.

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