Former Senator Coats confirmed as National Intelligence Director

first_imgWASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Indiana Senator Dan Coats has been confirmed as the Director of National Intelligence.Coats replaces James Clapper, who retired at the end of the Obama administration.The intelligence position was created in 2004 after fallout from the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and has become critical in helping prevent another terror attack.Coats will oversee 16 other intelligence agencies.last_img

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