Senate Intel Chairman Burr on Gina Haspel to be Director of CIA

March 13, 2018

WASHINGTON – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement on the President’s decision to nominate current Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Gina Haspel to be Director of the CIA:

“I know Gina personally and she has the right skill set, experience, and judgment to lead one of our nation’s most critical agencies.  I’m proud of her work, and know that my committee will continue its positive relationship with the Central Intelligence Agency under her leadership.  I look forward to supporting her nomination, ensuring its consideration without delay.”