July 29, 2019

Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe set to replace Dan Coats as US spy chief

By Carrie Cordero

President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe, a Texas Republican who strongly defended him at a recent congressional hearing, to replace Dan Coats as the US spy chief. The World’s Marco Werman spoke to Carrie Cordero, a fellow at the Center for a New American Security in Washington, DC, about Ratcliffe’s experience and the likely outlook for the Senate hearings on his confirmation as director of national security.

Listen to the full conversation on PRI's The World.

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