WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says that in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the United States did some things that were wrong and crossed the line. In his words, "We tortured some folks."
Speaking to reporters today, Obama was commenting on a Senate investigation into the CIA's interrogation techniques.
A report on the results of that probe is expected to be released in the coming weeks. Obama says it's important to remember how horrified Americans were after 9/11. But he says the U.S. must live up to its values.