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Officials: CIA promised $5M in legal fees for psychologists who waterboarded detainees
The CIA agreed to cover at least $5 million in legal fees for two contractors who were the architects of the agency's interrogation program and personally conducted dozens of waterboarding sessions on terror detainees, former U.S. officials said.
The secret agreement means taxpayers are paying to defend the men in a federal investigation over an interrogation tactic the U.S. now says is torture.
The deal is even more generous than the protections the agency typically provides its own officers, giving the two men access to more money to finance their defense.
I think that it is now more than clear, even to most sheeple, that the CIA is now a rogue entity...