Dan Coats

Ratcliffe Tapped to Replace Coats as U.S. Spy Chief

Acting director will be named shortly

Director of National Intelligence Dan CoatsWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would nominate Representative John Ratcliffe, a Texas Republican who strongly defended him at a recent congressional hearing, to replace Dan Coats as the U.S. spy chief.

Inside the Ring: Trump Quietly Working to Replace DNI

Reports that Fleitz is in the running for DNI sent shockwaves through the intelligence bureaucracy

President Trump is continuing to plan to replace his senior intelligence adviser, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, and has considered at least one candidate, according to people close to the White House.

Inside the Ring: President Slaps DNI

Director of National Intelligence Daniel CoatsPresident Trump’s recent order conferring new intelligence power on Attorney General William Barr was a slap at Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats — viewed within the White House as too accommodating of the intelligence bureaucracy.

DNI: Beijing Set for ‘Ideological Battle’ with U.S.

China spreading communism to replace U.S.-led democratic, free market system

Director of National Intelligence Daniel CoatsAfter decades of asserting China posed little threat, senior U.S. intelligence leaders on Tuesday warned Congress Beijing now represents the most significant challenge to American security as China prepares for ideological war against the U.S.-led democratic system.

Intel Chiefs Sound Alarm on China Threat

Call for tighter checks on Chinese purchases of US companies

FBI Director Christopher Wray, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, DNI Dan Coats, DIA Director Robert Ashley, NSA Director Michael Rogers, and National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo testify before the Senate Intelligence CommitteeU.S. intelligence leaders warned Congress Tuesday that China poses a major security threat by stealing and buying sensitive American technology.