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Trump’s outgoing national intelligence deputy wishes him ‘Godspeed’ in a short letter on her resignation

"You should have your team," deputy director Sue Gordon wrote in her resignation letter to President Donald Trump.
Rep. Ratcliffe (R-TX) questions former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies during House Intelligence Committee hearing on the Mueller Report on Capitol Hill in Washington

Trump abruptly reversed GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe’s nomination for spy chief amid a bipartisan uproar

Trump withdrew his nomination of Rep. John Ratcliffe as questions emerged about Ratcliffe's qualifications to be Director of National Intelligence.

Current and former officials say Trump’s pick for spy chief would be ‘an arm of the White House’ who could paralyze the intelligence...

One current FBI agent told INSIDER John Ratcliffe's performance during Mueller's hearings makes him look like "an arm of the White House."
Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats answers questions during a hearing held by the Senate Armed Services Committee on March 6, 2018 in Washington, DC

Trump’s intelligence chief resigned after the White House repeatedly suppressed his warnings about Russian interference, New York Times reports

Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, had warnings of Russian interference muted by the White House, a new report says.

Trump announces John Ratcliffe will be new Director of National Intelligence following reports

Trump announced that Rep. John Ratcliffe would replace Dan Coats as the Director of National Intelligence after Coats stepped down.
Fred Fleitz, president of far-right think tank the Center for Security Policy, is reportedly among those being discussed by the White House to replace Dan Coats as National Security Director

Trump may replace the US’ top national security official with the head of a far-right think tank critical of ‘radical Islam,’ report...

Fred Fleitz could become Trump's new National Security Director after his relationship with the incumbent, Dan Coats, soured in recent months.
US Marines firing a howitzer in Syria

ISIS is going to lose the last of its territory in Syria in a ‘couple of weeks,’ the Pentagon says

The US military, together with its coalition partners, is close to liberating the last of the ISIS-controlled territory in Syria.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he supports President Donald Trump holding talks with Iran, but listed conditions for such discussions to move forward.

All the Trump officials who have publicly denied writing the anonymous New York Times op-ed

As speculation swirls over the author of the controversial New York Times op-ed article, described only as "a senior official in the Trump administration," several White House officials, including Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, have denied being the author.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Thursday said he still didn't have full details regarding what President Donald Trump spoke about with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a private meeting in Helsinki, Finland, in July.

Trump’s top intelligence chief says he’s ‘not in a position to understand fully what happened’ in Trump’s private meetin...

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Thursday said he's "not in a position to understand fully" what occurred during President Donald Trump's controversial private meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland last month.

US intelligence, military, and diplomatic officials still have no idea what Trump talked about with Putin, and that’s dangerous

A number of key US intelligence, defense, and diplomatic officials have reportedly been left in the dark on what President Donald Trump spoke about with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a stark break from protocol that one former official said could be a danger to US interests.