Trump drops plans to nominate Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence

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(Courtesy: MGN)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump says Representative John Ratcliffe will no longer be nominated as Director of National Intelligence.

Ratcliffe was supposed to replace Former Indiana Senator Dan Coats.

Trump wrote on Twitter that Ratcliffe is being treated unfairly and that he should not have to go through the slander and libel.

Shortly after trump’s announcement, Ratcliffe tweeted that he was withdrawing from consideration.

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(This story was originally published on August 2, 2019)

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