McCain warns Trump against waterboarding: He’ll be in court ‘in a New York minute’

McCain warns Trump against waterboarding: He’ll be in court ‘in a New York minute’
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Republican Sen. John McCain issued a fiery warning to President-elect Donald Trump on the subject of torture Saturday.

“I don’t give a damn what the president of the United States wants to do. We will not waterboard,” McCain told an audience at the annual Halifax International Security Forum. “We will not torture people … It doesn’t work.” …

Anyone who tries to resume torture, McCain added to applause from the crowd of American, Canadian and European security officials and experts, would find themselves in court “in a New York minute.”

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