CNN's Wolf Blitzer interviewed Giuliani on board the CNN Election Express Wednesday.
(CNN) - Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that waterboarding should not be used regularly in interrogations, but might be called for in a “once in a lifetime, once in a decade situation.”
"Having looked at this, it certainly should not be a practice that should go on generally,” the former mayor of New York said in an interview in Columbia, Missouri.
But Giuliani told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that there may be situations where waterboarding - a technique where a person undergoes simulated drowning - would be warranted to obtain critical information from an alleged terrorist, such as the location of a nuclear bomb about to explode.
Many human rights organizations consider waterboarding to be torture.
"I don't think you can write this out as a procedure that should be write out for all situations,” Giuliani said. “I think the president and the appropriate officials should have some discretion here.”
–CNN.com Senior Political Producer Scott Anderson
You idiots on the high horse thinking we should offer cupcakes for information from terrorists live in La La Land. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could all be so innocent? Sorry to disappoint you fools, but we have been engaged in shady activities from day one. Thank God the likes of you aren't responsible for our safety.
Rudy has gone to far when he starts water boarding Surrealist.., but just barely.
Hey, Let's waterboard the G man and botch it. In his eulogy we can say he died doing what he loved...
I'll say it again-
If your child was in a school, and there was a bomb in the school. If you captured the person who knew the code to turn the bomb off. Otherwise, the bomb would go off and kill many children, including your child, I would waterboard the hell out of the guy.
The last time this issue came up, people crucified me, telling me "waterboarding doesn't work".
GUESS WHAT! WE KNOW IT WORKS!!! WE HAVE PROOF NOW!!!!!
Guiliani is showing his true colors as a liar and a cover up artist. As always he wants the fox to police the chicken house. How can anyone believe anything he says? I think he is out of step with the American people and is probably done as a presidential candidate.
I'm a firm supporter of The GOP, but will this be used "IRREGULARLY", contrary to what the article quotes as "not be used regularly".
Read the facts, listen to the facts, this is what has to be done.
Wheres my previous post CNN monior ? You let chaz from canada have his right to free speech but you wont allow me to defend mine ? what a Bs way to do things.
Waterboarding is WAY fun, especially when you're at the beach.
... that's what this is about, right?
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