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Retired Vice Adm. Joseph Maguire appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee to be confirmed as the director of the National Counterterrorism Center, in July 2018. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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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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President-elect Donald Trump talks to reporters at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., last month. He met Friday with top U.S. intelligence officials about Russian interference in the election. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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