Cheney defends controversial CIA interrogations and denies it was torture

December 15, 2014 12:07 PM

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Cheney defends controversial CIA interrogations and denies it was torture

Washington, Dec 14 (EFE).- Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday defended the controversial CIA interrogation techniques used on terrorism suspects after the 9-11 attacks, despite the fact that the Senate issued a report last week calling such techniques torture.

"We were very careful to stop short of torture. The Senate has seen fit to label their report torture. But we worked hard to stay short of that definition," Cheney said on Meet the Press on Sunday.

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