Loretta Lynch: ‘Waterboarding is torture’

Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch told senators on Wednesday that acts of waterboarding constitutes torture — and are “thus illegal.”Her statement came after Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) asked whether she believed waterboarding was torture.

Source: www.politico.com

If it’s illegal why did Obama exempt the Bush administration from prosecution for its torture practices.

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