DNI Haines Statement on U.S. Senate Confirmation of William Burns as CIA Director

DNI Haines Statement on U.S. Senate Confirmation of William Burns as CIA Director

Thursday, 18 March 2021 16:00

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ODNI News Release No. 11-21

Mar. 18, 2021

DNI Haines Statement on U.S. Senate Confirmation of William Burns as CIA Director

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines today issued the following statement:

 

“On behalf of the Intelligence Community, I offer my heartfelt congratulations to Bill Burns on his confirmation as director of the CIA. Bill is an extraordinary public servant, having dedicated the majority of his life to government service representing our country with distinction as a diplomat and a leader around the world. The respect he engenders in and outside government is a consequence not only of his distinguished career and intelligence but also his generosity and integrity. I am deeply grateful to call Bill a friend and have him as a colleague. I look forward to working with him to advance the Intelligence Community’s mission in service to our nation.”

 

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