Press Releases 2020

Press Releases

WASHINGTON D.C. - Congress appropriated an aggregate amount of $62.7 billion to the National Intelligence Program (NIP) for Fiscal Year 2020. This amount includes funding to support overseas contingency operations.

 

WASHINGTON D.C. - Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe today issued the following statement:

 

“At my direction, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has now provided almost 1,000 pages of materials to the Department of Justice in response to Mr. Durham’s document requests. I will continue to ensure the Intelligence Community’s responsiveness to the DOJ’s requests."

 

WASHINGTON D.C. - Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe today issued the following statement:

 

“On behalf of ODNI and the Intelligence Community, I welcome Army Lt. Gen. Scott Berrier as the 22nd Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Lt. Gen. Berrier brings a distinguished military background and decades of intelligence experience to the IC. With a focus on delivering intelligence on foreign militaries, DIA plays a crucial role in advancing U.S. theater and national security missions. DIA will continue to excel under Lt. Gen. Berrier’s leadership, and I look forward to working closely with him. "

 

WASHINGTON D.C. - Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe has announced the selection of Lora Shiao as ODNI’s next Chief Operating Officer (COO). Shiao will begin the new assignment on Monday, October 12. She has served as the deputy director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) since April.

 

WASHINGTON D.C. - Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe today issued the following statement:

 

"Earlier today I shared with Congressional leadership my proposal on how the IC will share election threat updates with Congress. My position remains unchanged. Consistent with my August 28 letter to Congress, I will continue to provide Congressional leadership and the intelligence oversight committees appropriate updates to keep Congress fully and currently informed. In order to protect sources and methods, the IC will not provide all-member briefings, but we will work to provide appropriate updates primarily through written finished intelligence products."

 

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