Senate Intel Chairman Burr Statement on Retirement of NCTC Director Rasmussen

WASHINGTON –Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, made the following statement on the announced retirement of the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, Nick Rasmussen:

“I thank Nick Rasmussen for his almost thirty years of dedicated and honorable service to our nation.  Nick led the National Counterterrorism Center ably during a challenging period and worked tirelessly to keep us safe from terrorist threats at home and abroad.  I congratulate him on his retirement and wish him the best in his future endeavors.”