Ben Voelkel

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement after voting to confirm Gina Haspel as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency:

“The world is a dangerous place, and, as the deputy director of the CIA and a career intelligence officer, Gina Haspel has the experience needed to help keep our country safe. I am pleased the Senate approved such a qualified candidate for the important role of CIA director.”

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