Scott: Ratcliffe Great Choice As Intelligence Director

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below following the Senate’s confirmation of Congressman John Ratcliffe (TX-04) as Director of National Intelligence (DNI).

“Congratulations to my friend John Ratcliffe on his confirmation as Director of National Intelligence. He is a fair, honest man, and I am certain he will make an excellent DNI. John’s diligent work on the House Intelligence Committee shows he understands the sensitivities involved when handling critical information, and he has committed to ensuring the DNI remains non-partisan and free from outside influence. This is a good day for both our intelligence community and our nation as a whole.”