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CIA General Counsel Nominee Courtney Elwood Targets IC Contractor Workforce, Cyber Issues

Courtney Elwood, nominee for the CIA general counsel post, looks to address contractor and cyber-related issues facing the intelligence community after she is confirmed by the Senate, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Elwood told the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence that she plans to work with CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Director of National Intelligence …

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Former Sen. Dan Coats Confirmed as DNI

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed former Sen. Dan Coats as director of national intelligence with an 85-12 vote, The Hill newspaper reported Wednesday. Coats, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, will oversee 16 agencies that make up the U.S. intelligence community as DNI, Jordain Carney wrote. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia) said Coats vowed to …

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Reuters: Trump Eyes Former Senator Dan Coats as National Intelligence Director

President-elect Donald Trump is set to nominate Dan Coats, a former senator from Indiana, as the next director of national intelligence, Reuters reported Thursday. Steve Holland writes the official announcement of Coats’ nomination is anticipated this week. Sen. Richard Burr (R-North Carolina), chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, told reporters Coats …

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Three Proposed Dept Budgets Move Forward in Senate

Legislation on budget allocations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice and Homeland Security will be subject to full review of the Senate Appropriations Committee this week, The Hill newspaper reported Tuesday. Erik Wasson writes a subcommittee unanimously approved the Commerce, Justice, Science Bill while the Homeland Security Bill passed under …

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