Coats, 73, replaces James Clapper, who retired as President Barack Obama left office in January. Dan Coats as director of national intelligence with an 85-12 vote, The Hill newspaper reported Wednesday. Dan Coats for national intelligence director. He was a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee before leaving office early this year.
The Director of National Intelligence serves as the head of the Intelligence Community, overseeing and directing the implementation of the National Intelligence Program.
Arsenal coach confirms Arsene Wenger will not leave Arsenal this summer
So overall that's our targets. "On the rest, we are in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, we have an opportunity to do that as well". Arsene Wenger admits that Arsenal can no longer "waste points" in their quest for Champions League qualification.
The committee voted 13-2 in favor of former Indiana Sen.
Burr says he's confident his former Republican colleague will help the intelligence community face a wide range of challenges.
Tillerson Used Email Alias as Exxon CEO to Talk Climate Change
A spokeswoman for the State Department said that inquiries related to Tillerson's email accounts should be directed to Exxon. PricewaterhouseCoopers and Exxon Mobil Corporation, was filed in New York State Supreme Court, New York County.
Donnelly said in a statement that Coats "is eminently qualified for this new role, and I trust he will remain clear-eyed about the threats facing our nation, including Russian attempts to undermine our democracy". McMaster's predecessor, Michael Flynn, was asked to resign after misleading senior administration officials, including Vice-President Mike Pence, about the nature of his contacts during the transition period with Russia's ambassador to the United States.
Republicans on the Senate Intelligence Committee seemed confident in Trump's choice.
Alabama agriculture officials confirm bird flu case in Jackson County
Offcials say this is not the same as the China H7N9 virus that has impacted poultry and infected humans in Asia. Alabama and other neighboring states are on high alert after two confirmed cases on avian flu in Tennessee.
"That information is critical to the central premise of smart intelligence policy: Security and liberty are not mutually exclusive, and Americans deserve both", Wyden said. "Our nation will be well served, again, by his leadership".