U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee approves Burns to lead CIA By Reuters


© Reuters. Senate Intelligence Committee holds hearing on William Burns nomination to be CIA director on Capitol Hill in Washington


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee by a unanimous voice vote on Tuesday confirmed veteran diplomat William Burns to become President Joe Biden’s Central Intelligence Agency director, Senator Mark Warner, the Democratic committee chair, said.

The approval clears a path to a full Senate vote on the nomination.

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