FBI director nominee defends former policies

Senators grill James Comey for condoning so- called enhanced interrogation of US detainees under Bush administration.

    The man US President Barack Obama wants to head the FBI has been defending the controversial policies that he authorised while serving as a senior justice official under the Bush administration.

    Senators grilled James Comey for condoning the indefinite detention and so-called enhanced interrogation of US detainees.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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