Dan Coates will withdraw on August 15 as Director of National Intelligence, according to President Donald Trump.
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…. he will leave office on August 15th. I would like to thank Dan for his great service on our country.
– Donald J. 28 July 2019
Ratcliff had a very tense exchange with former special adviser Robert Mueller during his testimony last week. 19659009] Rep. John Rackleaf hits Robert Mueller for writing "about solutions that have not been reached" for impeding justice: "I agree with the President … when he said that Donald Trump is not above the law, he is not. "
– ABC News Policy (@ABCPolitics) July 24, 2019
reported by Axios and The New York Times. Numerous sources have confirmed the withdrawal of Coats and the likely nomination of Ratcliff for ABC News.
The White House and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence did not respond to requests for comment.
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