Why A Stand Against Torture Must Start at the Top
BRIAN ROSS: And did you know the CIA officers feel without a doubt you had the legal right to do what you were doing?
JOHN: Absolutely. Absolutely. I remember - I remember being told when - the President signed the - the authorities that they had been approved - not just by the National Security Counsel, but by the - but by the Justice Department as well, I remember people being surprised that the authorities were granted.