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“Although there should not have been any doubt before, this report makes it even clearer that there should be no room for torture in our security programs. Torture doesn't work, it's illegal, and I believe that our brave troops and intelligence officers can keep our nation safe while adhering to America's fundamental beliefs and values when it comes to human rights.

“I am also extremely concerned about what this report brought to light regarding the inaccurate information provided by government officials and the flawed management of the interrogation efforts. This report highlights the need for robust Congressional oversight of our intelligence operations and will be an important new resource as we continue working to make sure that our government has the tools it needs to keep our families truly safe while maintaining the rule of law, our moral credibility, and the values we hold dear.”