Trump’s acting intel chief taps career officer as top deputy ahead of expected departure

Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell has tapped a career intelligence officer to serve as his top deputy, a notably uncontroversial pick that comes as Grenell’s three-month tenure, which started with fears about how he would reshape the intelligence community’s coordinating body, nears an end pending the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s pick for the permanent job, Rep. John Ratcliffe.

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