'Maybe he's overstayed his welcome': Trump confidant speculates on the future of top intel chief

Christopher Ruddy acknowledged that firing Dan Coats might cause backlash.

February 21, 2019, 4:08 AM

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats' job security is on the line, according to one confidant of President Donald Trump.

Christopher Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax Media and a Trump insider, told the ABC News Powerhouse Politics podcast that Coats might be dismissed since the president was disappointed with him.

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