Senate Judiciary Committee member Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., explains to MSNBC's Rachel Maddow that the Justice Department is actively investigating the details of the torture of U.S. detainees. Among other reports, the Senate Judiciary Commitee awaits the results of the Office of Professional Responsibility inquiry which Senator Whitehouse says he has "every reason to believe this will be a devastating opinion."

This video is from MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Apr. 20, 2009.

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