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Trump nominates John Ratcliffe to be intel chief

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Trump wanted the Texas congressman as director of national intelligence in 2019, but backed off when Ratcliffe was shown to have inflated his resume.
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Trump Will Nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe As Director Of National Intelligence

1 month ago   |   By NPR

President Trump tweeted Friday that he is nominating Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, to be director of national intelligence. Ratcliffe was first nominated last July but withdrew amid controversy.
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Trump Nominates John Ratcliffe For Intelligence Chief Months After Withdrawing His Name

Trump Nominates John Ratcliffe For Intelligence Chief Months After Withdrawing His Name

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

In August, the president had withdrawn his previous nomination of the Texas GOP congressman to the post.
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Trump To Nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe To Top Intelligence Post

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Seven months ago, Trump scrapped his plan to nominate Ratcliffe over concerns that he would not have the backing of Senate Republicans. It's unclear what has changed.
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Trump says nominating congressman Ratcliffe to be national intelligence director

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was nominating Republican Representative John Ratcliffe as director of national intelligence.
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Trump nominates Rep. John Ratcliffe to be next intelligence director

Trump nominates Rep. John Ratcliffe to be next intelligence director

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

President Donald Trump announced Friday he will nominate Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe to be his director of national intelligence, after abruptly yanking Ratcliffe's nomination last year. “I am pleased to announce the nomination of RepRatcliffe to be Director of National Intelligence ,” Trump tweeted. Trump wrote that he would have “completed process...
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Trump nominates GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe, one of his biggest attack dogs on Capitol Hill, as Director of National Intelligence

Trump nominates GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe, one of his biggest attack dogs on Capitol Hill, as Director of National Intelligence

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he will nominate Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe of Texas to be the Director of National Intelligence.
Trump initially nominated Ratcliffe for DNI last year, but Ratcliffe withdrew from consideration after a string of public controversies about his past record and statements.
Ratcliffe, a Texas prosecutor who sits on the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees, made waves with his questioning of the former special counsel Robert Mueller, which is what prompted Trump to initially nominate him.
Former intelligence officials told Insider that...
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Second time's a charm? Trump nominates Texas congressman Ratcliffe as DNI chief AGAIN

Second time's a charm? Trump nominates Texas congressman Ratcliffe as DNI chief AGAIN

1 month ago   |   By RT

US President Donald Trump has tapped Rep. John Ratcliffe to be the new Director of National Intelligence, pending Senate confirmation. Ratcliffe had bowed out of the nomination last summer.
The surprise announcement, praising Ratcliffe as “an outstanding man of great talent,” came on Friday afternoon as Trump departed Washington for a campaign rally in South Carolina.
I am pleased to announce the nomination of RepRatcliffe to be Director of National Intelligence. Would have completed process earlier, but John wanted to wait until after IG Report was finished. John is an outstanding man of...
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Trump to nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe again as intel chief

Trump to nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe again as intel chief

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Friday said he would nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe as the next director of national intelligence.
The Texas Republican was previously announced in July as Trump's next intel chief, only to be withdrawn later amid concerns over alleged embellishments on his resume. The intelligence agencies are currently overseen by an acting director, Ric Grenell.
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