Q: In a democratic republic founded on the rights of the individual, with guarantees of due process and protection from cruel and unusual punishment, is it acceptable for the government to torture suspects and murder the families of its opponents? On November 8 2016, Election
Today, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan endorsed the use of torture by American government agents, in defiance of US law. Congressman Ryan also endorsed plans to ban American Muslims from leaving the country, and plans to put law-abiding Muslims into concentration camps.
How has Senator John McCain reacted to Donald Trump’s repeated and eager support for torture and other war crimes? “I’m not one to tell him how to campaign,” McCain says.