“Solitary confinement is a moral catastrophe,” said Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo.), calling the practice "traumatic for people subjected to it" and "isolating for loved ones."
John Basco, along with other inmates, accused jail employees of forcing them to listen to the children’s song “Baby Shark” for hours while handcuffed to a wall.
"I have been tortured using over 60 different methods... Nearly two decades of my life have been stolen because the U.S. thought I was someone else."
The actor took a strong stance in the fray over Ellen DeGeneres' friendship with George W. Bush.
Howard Nielson was also one of the guys behind George W. Bush’s torture memos. He’s about to be a lifetime federal judge.
Sixteen years ago, the CIA detained and tortured Gul Rahman until he died of hypothermia — but the agency never notified his family he died in its custody.
When he said he’d vote for the CIA nominee, he ensured that Americans will never get straight answers on torture.
Democrats have lost the debate over torture after two Democratic senators said they plan to back Haspel's confirmation.
Tom McInerney previously has promoted the birther conspiracy theory against President Barack Obama.