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Waterboarding, for example, has been banned by Congress, but President Trump claimed "I like it a lot. I don’t think it’s tough enough." 

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Former prisoner-of-war Sen. John McCain has pushed back hard against the president, arguing torture isn't just wrong, it fails to produce reliable intelligence. 

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Liberals are urging their representatives not to confirm Trump's nominee. For many, authorizing or enabling torture is a moral line you don't cross.

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Others say while it's ugly, so is the world. 

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A British MP just admitted to being "kind of a torturer" during the conflict in Norther Ireland, and said it was sometimes necessary.

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Others say it's illegal and immoral, and having a president who says he would authorize it degrades the character of our nation.

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