Biden Selects Diplomat William Burns as CIA Director
On Monday, President-Elect Joe Biden announced that he has selected longtime diplomat William Burns to be his CIA director.
Burns, 64, has worked at the State Department for 33 years and served as ambassador to both Russia and Jordan. He also served as Deputy Secretary of State before retiring in 2014.
Burns has been highly critical of the Trump administration’s foreign affairs policies in articles he has written.
Burns has served under both Republican and Democrat presidents and received three Presidential Distinguished Service awards.
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