January 07, 2017

Wyden Statement on Selection of Senator Coats to Serve as Director of National Intelligence

Washington, D.C. – Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., a senior member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, released the following statement on the announcement Sen. Dan Coats will be nominated to serve as the next Director of National Intelligence:

“Dan Coats has been a friend and respected colleague for years. We worked closely on bipartisan partners on tax reform, and never let our strong disagreements about surveillance and other intelligence issues
get in the way of a friendship,” Wyden said. “I expect he will be a straight shooter as Director of National Intelligence and an honest advocate for his position."