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Trump Taps Loyalist Richard Grenell as Acting Head of Intelligence

1 month ago   |   By Time

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, will become acting director of national intelligence, a move that puts a staunch Trump ally in charge of the nation's 17 spy agencies, which the president has only tepidly embraced.
“Rick has represented our Country exceedingly well and I look forward to working with him,” Trump tweeted.
Grenell follows Joseph Maguire, who has been acting national intelligence director since August. It was unclear if Maguire would return to the National Counterterrorism Center. “I would like to thank Joe...
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Trump Names Richard Grenell Acting Director Of National Intelligence

Trump Names Richard Grenell Acting Director Of National Intelligence

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, replaces Joseph Maguire as the acting head of intelligence.
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Trump names U.S. envoy to Germany acting director of national intelligence

1 month ago   |   By National Post

BAKERSFIELD - President Donald Trump on Wednesday named U.S. ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, a strong supporter of his policies, to be acting director of national intelligence.
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Trump to name U.S. envoy to Germany acting director of national intelligence: sources

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

President Donald Trump is expected to name U.S. ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell to be acting director of national intelligence, two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
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AP sources: Trump expected to tap loyalist as intel official

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is expected to name Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, as acting director of national intelligence.
That's according to two administration officials with knowledge of the matter. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday to discuss personnel decisions.
Grenell, a loyal and outspoken Trump supporter, has been U.S. ambassador to Germany since 2018. He previously served as U.S. spokesman at the United Nations in the George W. Bush administration.
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Trump to tap fierce ally Ric Grenell as top intelligence official

Trump to tap fierce ally Ric Grenell as top intelligence official

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Trump is expected to name Richard Grenell, the current U.S. ambassador to Germany, to be acting director of national intelligence, a senior administration official confirmed on Wednesday evening.
Grenell would take over from Joseph Maguire, who entered the role after the departure of Dan Coats. As effectively the country's seniormost intelligence official, Grenell would oversee the 17 U.S. intelligence agencies and also serve on the National Security Council.
As ambassador to Germany, Grenell has been a loyal and outspoken supporter of the president. The two spoke by phone on...
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