Ex-Senator Coats is top candidate for director of national intelligence: NBC News

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 04, 2017 3:49 PM

(Reuters) - Former Republican Senator Dan Coats of Indiana is the leading candidate to serve as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's director of national intelligence, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the discussions.

Coats met with Trump on Nov. 30 at Trump Tower in New York City.

(Reporting by Eric Beech in Washington; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)