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Senate Armed Services Committee Considers Gen. John Hyten For Pentagon Position

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Does John Ratcliffe Have Enough Expertise To Be Director Of National Intelligence?

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Trump Expected To Nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe As Director Of National Intelligence

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Rep. John Ratcliffe, President Trump's nominee for the next director of national intelligence, listens as former special counsel Robert Mueller testified on Capitol Hill last week. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Coats' Departure Reinforces Trump's Disconnect With Intelligence Officials

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News Brief: Gilroy Shooting, Coats Leaving Administration, Trump Tweets

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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee in January. Coats often operated behind the scenes, but when he spoke publicly, his assessments were often at odds with President Trump Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Dan Coats, Who Challenged President Trump, Is Ousted From Top Intelligence Job

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Trump Opened A Door With North Korea. Will 2020 Candidates Follow?

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A Border Patrol officer guards the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Nogales, Ariz., in February. The Supreme Court on Friday said the Trump administration could continue with its plan to use military funds to build a wall along sections of the southern border. Ariana Drehsler/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon To Deploy About 500 U.S. Troops To Saudi Arabia

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A human smuggling investigation by the military led to the arrest of 16 Marines on Thursday while carrying out a battalion formation at California's Camp Pendleton, a base about an hour's drive from the U.S.-Mexico border. Lenny Ignelzi/AP hide caption

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Senate Panel Report Details How Russians Interfered In 2016 Elections

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Senate intelligence committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., praised the work of state and local election officials in the past few years, but said, "There is still much work that remains to be done." J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senate Intel Committee Unveils Election Security Report In Wake Of Mueller Hearings

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