Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Brooks Statement on Coats Confirmation to Serve as DNI

Mar 15, 2017
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Washington, D.C. - Today, the Senate confirmed former Indiana Senator Dan Coats to serve as Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to President Trump. Coats represented the United States as Ambassador to Germany under the Bush Administration from 2001 to 2005, and while in the U.S. Senate, was an active a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement applauding his confirmation:

“Senator Coats has served the United States with great distinction. As the leader of our Intelligence Community, his experience and sound judgment will help ensure the safety and security of our country. Senator Coats is a true public servant who has answered every call to serve his fellow citizens to the best of his ability.  He puts his country first and, with his background in the military, as Ambassador, and as a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, is more than qualified for this job. I’m proud that he will continue his dedicated service as Director of National Intelligence to President Trump.”