President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday formally announced former Indiana Senator Dan Coats as his pick for US director of national intelligence.
A mild-mannered former ambassador to Germany who also served on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Coats was widely expected to be selected for the job coordinating 16 intelligence and security agencies — a position Trump may slim down.
“Dan has clearly demonstrated the deep subject matter expertise and sound judgment required to lead our intelligence community,” Trump said in a statement. “If confirmed as Director of National Intelligence, he will provide unwavering leadership that the entire intelligence community can respect, and will …read more
Source: African news network 7