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CIA Director John Brennan speaks during a news conference at headquarters in Langley, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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Central Intelligence Director (CIA) Director John Brennan gestures during a news conference at CIA Headquarters in Langley, Va., Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Brennan is pushing back hard against the wave of criticism following a Senate Intelligence Committee report detailing harsh interrogation tactics employed by intelligence community people against terrorism war-era detainees. Brennan and several past CIA leaders fear the historical record may define them as torturers instead of patriots. The CIA is now in the uncomfortable position of defending itself publicly, given its basic mission to protect the country secretly. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) **FILE**

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Members of the media raise their hands during CIA Director John Brennan's news conference at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Brennan defending his agency from accusations in a Senate report that it used inhumane interrogation techniques against terrorist suspect with no security benefits to the nation. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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In this March 11, 2014, photo, CIA Director John Brennan speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington. The unprecedented criminal filing under Brennan to the Justice Department and the senator’s response were sparked by a succession of increasingly hostile interchanges between Senate investigators and their agency contacts over the committee’s long-overdue report on harsh interrogations. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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** FILE ** Sen. Dianne Feinstein (right), California Democrat and chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, meets with CIA Director-nominee John Brennan (left), currently assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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**FILE** John Brennan, then-nominee for CIA director, testifies Feb. 7, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** John Brennan, then-nominee for CIA director, testifies Feb. 7, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. (Associated Press)

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Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, center, flanked by FBI Director Robert Mueller, left, and CIA Director John Brennan, right, listen during the Senate Intelligence Committee annual open hearing on worldwide threats on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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**FILE** John Brennan, nominee for CIA Director, testifies Feb. 7, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** John Brennan, then-nominee for CIA director, testifies Feb. 7, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** CIA Director nominee John Brennan testifies Feb. 7, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Select Intelligence Committee holding his confirmation hearing. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** CIA Director nominee John Brennan testifies Feb. 7, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Select Intelligence Committee holding his confirmation hearing. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., right, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee meets with CIA director nominee John Brennan, left, currently assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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** FILE ** Sen. Dianne Feinstein (right), California Democrat and chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, meets with CIA Director-nominee John Brennan (left), currently assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)