Gardner Votes to Confirm Dan Coats as Director of National Intelligence

Washington, DC – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) today released the below statement after voting in favor of confirming former Senator Dan Coats as Director of National Intelligence.


“I have had the opportunity to see first-hand Senator Coats’ dedication to our country and sharp focus on defense and intelligence issues while serving with him in the United States Senate,” said Gardner. “A former veteran and member of the Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, Senator Coats has a keen understanding of the threats this country faces at home and abroad. In his new role, Senator Coats will coordinate our intelligence efforts across multiple agencies and I am confident in his ability and commitment to keep Americans safe.” 




Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and the Budget Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.

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