The two top officials at the office of the director of national intelligence will soon leave their posts. The deputy director, Sue Gordon, resigned Thursday after nearly 30 years in the field. President Trump then named retired Adm. Joseph Maguire,…
Another presidential nominee for a high-ranking administration role has dropped out. Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, withdrew from consideration for director of national intelligence after opponents criticized his level of experience and the way he represented his legacy as a federal…
Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho, joins John Yang to discuss allegations that President Trump passed classified intelligence from another nation to the Russians, and why he sees the president as having an obligation to declassify information, as well as his concerns…
By PBS NewsHour
In other news Friday, more oil coated the Louisiana coastline as BP reported a sharp decline in its oil capture rate, and a car bomb killed 23 people and wounded more than 50 in a Shiite town north of Baghdad.
President-elect Barack Obama's appointments for the nation's top intelligence jobs were met with skepticism by some members of Congress who expected candidates with more intelligence experience. Intelligence analysts mull the appointments.
By PBS NewsHour
President Bush on Thursday named his top representative in Iraq John Negroponte as the new director of national intelligence, a position created as part of the investigation into the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
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