President Obama told reporters that some CIA officials who interrogated suspects after the 9/11 attacks crossed the line into torture.
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00:03 Even before I came in office. I was very clear.
00:08 That. It in the immediate aftermath of 9/11. We did some
00:13 things that were wrong. We -- all whole Lotta things --
00:16 right. But we tortured some -- We did some things that
00:24 were contrary to our values. I understand why it happened. I
00:32 think. It's important. When we look back to a -- how
00:39 afraid people work. After -- time between two hours fell and
00:45 and the Pentagon had been hit in the plane in Pennsylvania
00:48 had fallen and people did not know. Whether more attacks were
00:51 imminent. And there was enormous pressure on our law enforcement and
00:56 our national security teams to try to -- -- this. And
01:04 -- you know it is it's important for us not to.
01:10 Feel too sanctimonious. In retrospect. About the tough job that those