Dan Coats

Daniel Ray Coats is an American politician and former diplomat. From 2017 to 2019, he served as the Director of National Intelligence in the Trump administration.

An American politician and former diplomat is named Dan Coats. He has served as the Director of National Intelligence in the Trump Administration since 16th March 2017. He is a member of the Republican Party and he has also served as the United States Senator from Indiana from 1989 to 1999 and again from 2011 to 2017 previously. His term in office commenced on 16th March 2017. He is slated to step down from his position on 15th August 2019.

Trump replaces US intelligence chief Dan Coats

Former Republican senator repeatedly clashed with the president over Russian election interference and North Korea. Donald Trump has announced that he would replace the country’s Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats next month, after a two-year tenure marked by clashes between the two men over Russian interference in the 2016 US election. Trump announced on Sunday that Coats would leave the job on August 15, and thanked him for his service. “I am pleased to announce that highly respected Congressman John Ratcliffe of Texas will be nominated by me to be the Director of National Intelligence,” Trump said on Twitter.

Early Life of Dan Coats

On 16th May 1943, Dan Coats was born in Jackson, Michigan, the USA as Daniel Ray Coats. As of 2019, he celebrated his 76th birthday. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. His horoscope sign is Taurus and his religion is Christian. He attended Jackson High School and later he attended Wheaton College and Indiana University. He was born to Vera Elisabeth and Edward Raymond Coats, his parents. His father was of English and German descent, and his maternal grandparents emigrated from Sweden. His other early life information will be added soon.

Body Measurements of Dan Coats

At the age of 76, Dan Coats still looks very handsome and young. His charming smile has never faded away from his smile. He attracts a lot of people with his smile. His body build is average. He has a perfect height matching his body weight. At present, there is no exact information regarding his height, weight, body measurements, shoe size, bicep size, and more but it will be added soon once we get information regarding his body measurements.

The career of Dan Coats

  • Dan worked for then-U.S. Representative Dan Quayle, a Republican from Indiana’s 4th congressional district, as Quayle’s district representative from the year 1976 to the year 1980.
  • Later, he ran for and won Quayle’s seat in the U.S. House.
  • He was appointed to Quayle’s former seat in the year 1988.
  • He was subsequently elected to the seat in 1990 and 1992.
  • He declined to run for a second full term in 1998.
  • He served in the Senate until January 1999.
  • He announced on 3rd February 2010, he would run for his old Senate seat and on 16th February 2010, Bayh announced his intention to retire.
  • In March 2015 he announced that he would not run for re-election in 2016.
  • He served on the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
  • In 1991, he voted in favor of the Biden-Thurmond Violent Crime Control Act of 1991.
  • He supported the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act that President Clinton signed into law in 1993.
  • He was one of forty-six senators to vote against the passage of a bill that would have expanded background checks for gun buyers in April 2013.
  • He emerged as an opponent of President Clinton’s effort to allow LGBT individuals to serve openly in the armed forces in 1993.
  • He does not support same-sex marriage but opposes interference with “alternative lifestyles”.
  • He pressed President Barack Obama to punish Russia harshly for its March 2014 annexation of Crimea.
  • He also supported the 2003 invasion of Iraq on the grounds of uncovering what he believed to be Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction.
  • He opposed the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers the U.S., U.K., Russia, France, China, and Germany.
  • He served as co-chairman of a team of lobbyists for Cooper Industries, a Texas corporation that moved its principal place of business to Bermuda, where it would not be liable for U.S. taxes in the year 2007.
  • He was announced as then-President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for the position of Director of National Intelligence on 5th January 2017.
  • His confirmation hearing was held on 28th February 2017 to the United States Senate Intelligence Committee.
  • The Senate confirmed his nomination with an 85-12 vote on 15th March 2017, and he was sworn into office on March 16.
  • He released a statement on 16th July 2018 affirming the consensus of the United States Intelligence Community (IC) that the Russian government interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a day after the 2018 Russia-United States summit where President Trump recanted his endorsement of the IC’s assessment.
  • He denied that he had authored the anonymous New York Times Op/Ed piece from a Senior Trump Administration official that berated the President on 6th September 2018.
  • He then released the DNI’s “Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community” on 29th January 2019.
  • He appointed election security “czar,” Shelby Pierson, to oversee efforts across intelligence agencies in July 2019.
  • On 28th July 2019, following multiple anonymous reports that he was about to be let go, Trump announced on Twitter that Coats would depart on August 15 and that he would nominate Congressman John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) to replace him as Director of National Intelligence.

Marital Status (Married), Wife, Children

Dan Coats is a married person. He was married to Marsha Coats, Indiana’s woman representative to the Republican National Committee. The couple is blessed with three children. The couple is enjoying their life a lot without disturbances.

Net Worth of Dan Coats

Dan Coats is a very famous and successful politician. He has an estimated net worth of $4.5 Million as of 2019. But his exact salary has not been revealed yet but there is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is satisfied with his earnings. His major source of income is from his political career.

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