3,871. 9/15/2002

After four members of Congress were briefed about the CIA’s enhanced interrogation techniques in September 2002, according to one U.S. official who was present: ” ‘The attitude was, *We don’t care what you do to those guys as long as you get the information you need to protect the American people.* ‘ ” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Joby Warrick and Dan Eggen, “Hill Briefed on Waterboarding in 2002,” The Washington Post, Dec. 9, 2007,

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