from TRU News:
The Texas Republican Has Been One Of The President’s Most Outspoken Defenders Against The ‘Russia Narrative.’
President Trump has announced the man he made Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, is stepping down.
The president made the announcement via Twitter on Sunday afternoon, writing:
“I am pleased to announce that highly respected Congressman John Ratcliffe of Texas will be nominated by me to be the Director of National Intelligence. A former U.S. Attorney, John will lead and inspire greatness for the Country he loves. Dan Coats, the current Director, will be leaving office on August 15th. I would like to thank Dan for his great service to our Country. The Acting Director will be named shortly.”