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Donald Trump to nominate U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe to become director of national intelligence

Ratcliffe was previously considered for the role but withdrew his name after he was accused of exaggerating parts of his biography, like his role as the leader of an immigration crackdown while he was a federal prosecutor in the Eastern District of Texas.

U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, speaks to reporters during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on a whistleblower complaint about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, on Capitol Hill on Oct. 4, 2019.

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