President Trump names Joseph Maguire as new acting intelligence director

Politics 08/08/19, 19:02

President Donald Trump has named Joseph Maguire, the current director of the National Counterterrorism Center, as acting national intelligence director. In a tweet Thursday, the president said Maguire has had a long and distinguished career in the military, retiring from the U.S. Navy in 2010. "I am pleased to inform you that ...

Sue Gordon resigns as the deputy director of national intelligence

Politics 08/08/19, 17:52

President Donald Trump on Thursday evening, Aug. 8, announced Deputy Director of National Intelligence Sue Gordon is resigning from her post. "Sue Gordon is a great professional with a long and distinguished career. I have gotten to know Sue over the past 2 years and have developed great respect for her. ...

READ: Dan Coats resignation letter as director of national intelligence

Politics 07/29/19, 06:19

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Sunday submitted his resignation letter to President Trump. The president announced the decision in a tweet on Sunday afternoon, informing that Coats would end his time as the U.S.'s top intelligence official on Aug. 15. Read Coats's resignation letter here. And below is the text of ...

source: Barr working with intel chiefs on Russia review

Politics 05/14/19, 12:05

Attorney General William Barr is working with CIA Director Gina Haspel and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to examine intelligence methods used during the Russia investigation. That's according to a person familiar with the matter who spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person could not discuss the matter ...

Trump to say when, where he’ll hold 2nd North Korean summit

World 01/31/19, 13:37

President Donald Trump says he'll announce next week the site and date for the second summit he's planning to hold with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon) around the end of February. Vietnam has been considered as a venue, along with Thailand, Hawaii and Singapore. Trump tells reporters in ...

Trump disputes ‘naive’ intel chiefs on North Korea, Iran

Politics 01/30/19, 09:46

President Donald Trump lashed out at his intelligence chiefs on Wednesday, calling them “naive” and “passive” after they told Congress that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal and that the Iran nuclear deal is working. “Perhaps Intelligence should go back to school!” Trump tweeted. The Intelligence people seem to ...

Spy agencies doubt North Korea will give up nuclear weapons

Politics 01/29/19, 11:53

In an assessment casting doubt on President Donald Trump's goal of a nuclear-disarmed North Korea, U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday that the North is unlikely to entirely dismantle its nuclear arsenal. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, noted that North Korean leader ...

Trump to receive election security briefing before midterms

Politics 11/01/18, 10:35

President Donald Trump is set to receive his final briefing on election security Thursday before polls close next Tuesday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump asked for a "status update on the security and integrity of Tuesday's election." Sanders says top homeland security and intelligence officials will be present, including ...

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