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Haspel gets nod of Senate panel

GOP urges quick vote on CIA nominee, but hurdles linger

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Photographs by AP/J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and other members of the Senate Intelligence Committee arrive on Capitol Hill to vote on advancing the nomination of Gina Haspel to lead the CIA.

Republicans are pushing for a confirmation vote as early as today after the Senate Intelligence Committee endorsed President Donald Trump's CIA nominee, Gina Haspel, to lead the agency.

In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Wa...

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