War on Terror

Eric Holder - 'Waterboarding is Torture'

| by DeepDiveAdmin

Attorney-General nominee Eric Holder Jr. faced tough questions at his confirmation hearing on Thursday, tackling such topics as federal wiretapping and Guantanamo Bay. At one point during the hearing, Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy asked: "Do you agree with me that waterboarding is torture and illegal?"

Check out the following video (scroll down), courtesy of the Washington Post, to see Holder's response.

To read the Opposing Views' debate "Is Torture Ever Justified?" click here.

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