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Sunday, 28 July 2019 20:28

DNI Daniel R. Coats Resignation Letter

Attached is the letter Director of National Intelligence Daniel R. Coats submitted to President Donald J. Trump today.  His resignation will be effective August 15, 2019.

Director of National Intelligence Daniel R. Coats today announced he established the position of Intelligence Community (IC) Election Threats Executive (ETE) and appointed Shelby Pierson to serve in this new role.

Director of National Intelligence Daniel R. Coats, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher A. Wray, U.S. Cyber Command Commander and National Security Agency Director Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Christopher C. Krebs, Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Global Security Kenneth P. Rapuano today issued the following statement after holding two classified briefings on election security, one for members of the United States House of Representatives and one for members of the United States Senate.

I am delighted that the Senate voted to confirm the nomination of Christopher Scolese as director of the National Reconnaissance Office. Mr. Scolese’s technical expertise, experience and approach make him the right leader for NRO.

Officers from across the Intelligence Community (IC) gathered last Thursday in Bethesda, Maryland, for the eighth annual IC Pride Summit, hosted this year by the Office of Director of National Intelligence.

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