Rep. John Ratcliffe's main qualifications for receiving a nomination from Trump seem to be his aggressive defense of the president and his directed questioning of individuals the president doesn’t like.
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Can the president appoint whomever he wishes to serve as acting DNI during the period between the resignation of Dan Coats (effective Aug. 15) and Senate confirmation of a successor?
The Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence sent a letter to congressional leadership on Monday calling for reauthorization of FISA Title VII without a sunset provision.
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In light of Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats’s argument that quantifying the collection of U.S. person communications under Section 702 would exhaust agency resources and threaten privacy rights, here are four questions that Senator Wyden should ask now to establish why an estimate has not been provided and what could be done to encourage such an estimate in the future.
An overview of the definition, origins and scope of executive privilege and the process and legal and policy considerations that guide its invocation.