August 8, 2019 – Outgoing DNI director Dan Coats, disrupts meeting to encourage his deputy, Sue Gordon, to resign

In Email/Dossier Investigations by Katie Weddington

“Outgoing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats disrupted a meeting his deputy, Sue Gordon, was holding on election security to urge her to resign from her post.

The abrupt interruption on Thursday, reported by CNN, happened shortly before Gordon submitted her letter of resignation later that day.

She was next in line to be acting spy chief when Coats first announced his intent to retire late last month, but reports indicated the president was going to pick someone else to oversee the U.S. intelligence community until a permanent replacement was approved by the Senate.” (Read more: Washington Examiner, 8/09/2019)