Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is seeking permission to provide information to senators about the controversial CIA director nominee.
"You’ve got water in your lungs, your brain is on fire, your nasal cavity is on fire, your throat is completely swollen up," a former Army interrogator said.
Susan Collins and Rand Paul are seen as key votes in the heated debate over torture.
This is the "most sexist administration in modern history," scoffs New York Times' Michelle Goldberg.
Torture apologists cite the military's use of waterboarding trainees in defense of Gina Haspel, Trump's nominee for CIA director. One problem: The military stopped that training in 2007.
Gina Haspel was reportedly involved in the waterboarding of at least one terror suspect.
The president remains eager to keep Guantanamo Bay up and running.
“But do I feel it works? Absolutely, I feel it works.”
Jeff Sessions And John Kelly Say Waterboarding Is Torture
“We’re going to have a president again who will never say what we’ll never do,” Pence said.