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CIA Director Gina Haspel Announces Resignation

CIA Director Gina Haspel Announces Resignation

CIA Director Gina Haspel announced Tuesday that she is leaving the agency. “It has been the greatest honor of my life to lead this remarkable organization,” Haspel wrote in a statement shared by the CIA on Twitter.

Haspel did not articulate the reason for her departure.

President-elect Joe Biden has named William Burns, a deputy secretary of state in the Obama administration, as his pick for CIA director, however, it’s currently unclear who will serve in the role until a new director is confirmed by the Senate.



 


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