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Senate confirms William Burns to be subsequent CIA director

Senate confirms William Burns to be subsequent CIA director

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By means of Jeremy Herb | CNN The Senate on Thursday showed William Burns to be President Joe Biden’s CIA director, approving his nomination and not using a objections after Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz lifted his dangle. The Senate cleared Burns’ nomination via voice vote at the flooring Thursday. Biden tapped Burns as CIA director in January, turning to an established diplomat who was once deputy secretary of state within the Obama management and held overseas carrier posts for greater than 3 many years. He's going to change into the primary chief within the CIA’s historical past whose lifelong enjoy comes from the State Division. Burns was once authorized unanimously via the Senate Intelligence Committee previous this month, and he gained bipartisan reward throughout his February affirmat...