Biden nominee Avril Haines confirmed as intelligence director

WASHINGTON — Former White House lawyer Avril Haines has been confirmed as the new Director of National Intelligence, becoming the first woman to lead the agency and the first nominee in President Biden’s cabinet to pass the vetting process. The new Democrat-controlled Senate on Wednesday night voted overwhelmingly to confirm Haines, 84-10. Haines is another...

Biden nominee Avril Haines confirmed as intelligence director
WASHINGTON — Former White House lawyer Avril Haines has been confirmed as the new Director of National Intelligence, becoming the first woman to lead the agency and the first nominee in President Biden’s cabinet to pass the vetting process. The new Democrat-controlled Senate on Wednesday night voted overwhelmingly to confirm Haines, 84-10. Haines is another...