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This is how Barack Obama admitted the US had used torture

This is how Barack Obama admitted the US had used torture

US President Barack Obama has admitted that America tortured people in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Speaking to reporters on Friday, he said:

We tortured some folks. We did some things that were contrary to our values.

He added: "Even before I came into office, I was very clear that in the immediate aftermath of 9/11 we did some things that were wrong. We crossed a line and that needs to be understood and accepted. We have to as a country take responsibility for that."

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