President Trump announced Sunday that Representative Ratcliffe will be nominated to be the new Director of National Intelligence.
I am pleased to announce that highly respected Congressman John Ratcliffe of Texas will be nominated by me to be the Director of National Intelligence. A former U.S. Attorney, John will lead and inspire greatness for the Country he loves. Dan Coats, the current Director, will….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 28, 2019
Ratciffe is the current congressman of the Texas 4th District which includes Texarkana, Texas.
The current director, Dan Coats, will be stepping down on August 15.