US President Donald Trump has announced the appointment of Joseph Maguire, Head of the National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC), as Acting Director of the US National Intelligence (DNI). Mr. Trump wrote about Maguire’s assumption in his Twitter.
I am pleased to inform you that the Honorable Joseph Maguire, current Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, will be named Acting Director of National Intelligence, effective August 15th. Admiral Maguire has a long and distinguished….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 8 августа 2019 г.
Earlier it became known that Deputy Director of National Intelligence in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) resigned on August 15, following the director of National Intelligence Daniel Coates.
In late July, Trump announced his intention to nominate Congressman-Republican John Ratcliffe as the director of the National Intelligence.
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