Dan Coats - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Dan Coats The Latest: US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate intelligence committee's hearing on global threats (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The Trump administration's national intelligence director says the U.S. sees Iran working to maintain last year's nuclear agreement. Tehran's rationale is that by sticking to the deal, it gets re... Thu, 11 May 2017 14:56:00 GMT 2017-05-11T14:56:00Z The Latest: Trump makes brief stop in North Korea meeting WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump did not attend the entire meeting with senators who gathered to discuss the crisis in North Korea. An administration official says Trump attended only the first five minutes of the ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:19:00 GMT 2017-04-26T21:19:00Z In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKorea WASHINGTON (AP) — As the world braces for a possible North Korean nuclear test, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday urged restraint in a call to President Donald Trump. America's U.N. envoy warned of a strike if Pyongyang attacks a U.S. military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile. Xi's phone call with Trump came amid signs Pyongyang co... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:30:00 GMT 2017-04-25T04:30:00Z The Latest: Trump threatens tariff on Canadian lumber WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 9:35 p.m. President Donald Trump is telling reporters he'll slap a 20 percent tariff on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada. The president made the comments during a gathering with conservative media outlets at the White House M... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:41:00 GMT 2017-04-25T01:41:00Z Senators seek data on Americans caught up in surveillance WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic privacy advocate and libertarian-minded Republican are asking the nation's top intelligence official to release more information about the communications of American citizens swept up in surveillance operations. The request by Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky adds to a chorus of calls fo... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 07:11:00 GMT 2017-04-22T07:11:00Z Lawmakers want details on Flynn's foreign contacts, payments WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans joined Democrats on Wednesday in pressuring the Trump administration to surrender records of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's payments and contacts with foreign officials during the past three years. In a sign of deepening interest among congressional investigators, leaders of the House Oversight and Governmen... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:04:00 GMT 2017-03-22T22:04:00Z Dan Coats sworn in as national intelligence director WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats has been sworn in as the nation's top spy chief. Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office after the Senate voted Wednesday to confirm Coats' nomination by a vote of 85-12. Coats will be President Donald Trump's top intelligence official overseeing 16 other intelligence age... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 18:28:00 GMT 2017-03-16T18:28:00Z Senate votes to approve Trump's picks for key security posts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate backed key players of President Donald Trump's national security team on Wednesday, confirming his pick for intelligence director and clearing the way for an active-duty Army general to serve as his national security adviser. Senators voted 85-12 to approve the nomination of former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats as director of nationa... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 21:12:00 GMT 2017-03-15T21:12:00Z Senate confirms Trump's pick for national intelligence chief WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's choice for national intelligence director. Senators voted 85-12 Wednesday to approve the nomination of former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats, making him the fifth person to hold the post created after the Sept. 11 attacks. Coats replaces James Clapper, who retired at the end of... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:25:00 GMT 2017-03-15T18:25:00Z Senate committee OKs Trump's national intelligence director WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has voted to confirm President Donald Trump's pick for national intelligence director, advancing his nomination to the Senate floor. The committee voted 13-2 in favor of former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats to replace James Clapper, who retired at the end of the Obama administration. Republic... Thu, 09 Mar 2017 20:57:00 GMT 2017-03-09T20:57:00Z House probe into Russia ties to Trump off to rocky start WASHINGTON (AP) — A simmering dispute between leaders of the House intelligence committee spilled into the public Monday over an investigation into whether President Donald Trump has ties to Russia, even as they pledged to conduct a bipartisan probe. The Republican committee chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes of California, said he has heard no evidence so far th... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:54:00 GMT 2017-02-28T05:54:00Z CIA director: Agency isn't hiding intelligence from Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the agency is providing President Donald Trump with the best intelligence it can, disputing reports that the spy community is withholding information from the commander in chief. "The CIA does not, has not, and will never hide intelligence from the president, period. We are not aware of any ins... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:09:00 GMT 2017-02-17T00:09:00Z Trump's pick for intel chief spent years as lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Sen. Dan Coats, in line to be national intelligence director, has swung back and forth between government service and lobbying, the type of Washington revolving-door career that President-elect Donald Trump has mocked. The Indiana Republican, 73, has made four spins through the capital's avenues of power and has become wealthy in ... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 08:24:00 GMT 2017-01-09T08:24:00Z The Latest: Trump team defends Crowley on plagiarism claims WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 10:20 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump's transition team is defending the syndicated talk show host Monica Crowley, named as a communications specialist for the incoming administration, against plagiarism accusations. CNN reports that Crowl... Sun, 08 Jan 2017 03:47:00 GMT 2017-01-08T03:47:00Z Trump wants former Sen. Dan Coats to be intelligence chief WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday said he wanted retired Sen. Dan Coats to be national intelligence director, describing the former member of the Senate Intelligence Committee as the right person to lead the new administration's "ceaseless vigilance against those who seek to do us harm." Trump's announcement came one day after rel... Sat, 07 Jan 2017 15:48:00 GMT 2017-01-07T15:48:00Z Trump selects former Sen. Coats for top intelligence post WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has selected former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats to lead the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, a role that would thrust him into the center of the intelligence community that Trump has publicly challenged, a person with knowledge of the decision said Thursday. Coats served as a member of the Senate I... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 04:56:00 GMT 2017-01-06T04:56:00Z The Latest: Obama speaks on Trump, intelligence community WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 6:45 p.m. President Barack Obama says he hopes tensions between President-elect Donald Trump and the intelligence community will be reduced once Trump's team is put together. Obama says in an interview with NBC Chicago that presidents "can't... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 23:51:00 GMT 2017-01-05T23:51:00Z With Carrier trip, Trump embraces theater of the presidency WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump knows how to make a moment. The president-elect is flying to Indiana on Thursday for an event with officials from Carrier Corp., which is keeping about 1,000 jobs in the U.S. instead of moving them to Mexico. In doing so, he's showing an early deftness for the way the theater of the presidency can be used to shape perceptions of those who occup... Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:16:00 GMT 2016-12-01T11:16:00Z