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?
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What impact will we see from President Trump's revised executive order requiring both the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the CIA to participate in National Security Council deliberations?