John Ratcliffe

6th U.S. Director of National Intelligence

About Director Ratcliffe

As United States Director of National Intelligence (DNI), John Ratcliffe served as the principal intelligence advisor to President Donald Trump and as the leader of the U.S. intelligence community, which is comprised of 18 federal agencies including the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), National Security Agency (NSA) and intelligence elements within the Departments of Defense, State, Treasury, Justice, Energy and Homeland Security.

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A Record of Service and Success:

2020 to 2021

6th Director of National Intelligence

2015 to 2020

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas's 4th district

2007 to 2008

United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas

2004 to 2012

Mayor of Heath, Texas

2004 to 2007

Chief of Anti-Terrorism and National Security for the Eastern District of Texas

News and Press

February 3, 2022  /  Blog

China’s Industry-Takeover Playbook

Once lauded as "a storytelling medium that can...convey American ideals, including free expression ...

December 24, 2021  /  News

Ratcliffe has wide-ranging foreign policy discussion on Fox’s Kudlow

Former DNI John Ratcliffe discusses Russia, Ukraine, Putin, Wall Street's financial support for ...

Keeping America Safe

As “America’s Top Spy,” Director Ratcliffe was in command of U.S. intelligence and counterintelligence collection platforms, covert action programs and analytic enterprises through both the National Intelligence Program and Military Intelligence Program, with a combined $85 billion annual budget and a workforce of more than 200,000 employees.

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