Senate confirms Donald Trump's pick as US intel chief
Friday, 22 May 2020
WASHINGTON: The US Senate has confirmed 's nominee, as the next Director of National Intelligence (DNI). Senators on Thursday voted 49-44 on Ratcliffe's nomination, largely along party lines, reports Xinhua news agency. Republicans hold 53 seats in the Senate. Ahead of Thursday's vote, Senate Majority Leader praised Ratcliffe while Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer vowed to oppose his nomination. "Today, we'll confirm the next director of national intelligence. John Ratcliffe will lead the...
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