Dan Coats leaving, Rep. Ratcliffe to be nominated

Dan Coats will step down on Aug. 15 as director of national intelligence, and Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, will be nominated to replace him, President Trump tweeted.
0:37 | 07/29/19

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And we're following other news this morning another shake up at the White House president trump has chosen a replacement for Dan Coats the Director of National Intelligence. Coach is resigning after being at odds with the president for much of his two year ten year publicly clashing over the issue of Russian meddling in between sixteen election. The president is expected to nominate Texas congressman John racked cliff for the job. Ratliff is a former US attorney who had a fiery exchange with former special counsel Robert Mueller last week. Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer is among the Democrats criticizing the choice claiming Ratcliffe has been selected because of quote blind loyalty to the president.

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