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McCain Denies Giving OK To CIA Torture Tactic

09/30/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

U.S. Senator John McCain, a torture survivor from his days as a captive during the Vietnam War, says his private comments about harsh interrogation methods were misrepresented by the Bush Administration in a recently released legal document intended to justify a six-day-long course of sleep deprivation for one CIA detainee in November of 2007.

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