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US Foreign Service Vet William Burns Nominated to Lead CIA

William Burns CIA nominee

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated William Burns, a 33-year U.S. Foreign Service veteran and current president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, to be the CIA's next director. Sen. Mark Werner, D-Va., the Senate Intelligence Committee's incoming chairman, and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., welcomed the nomination of Burns to the CIA leadership position.

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