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Director of National Intelligence

United States government official

The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is the United States government official subject to the authority, direction and control of the President who is responsible under the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 for:

Director of National Intelligence
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Seal of the Director of National Intelligence
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Incumbent
Joseph Maguire
Acting

since August 15, 2019
United States Intelligence Community
Member ofCabinet
National Security Council (NSC)
Reports toPresident of the United States
SeatWashington, D.C.
AppointerThe President
with Senate advice and consent
Constituting instrument50 U.S.C. § 3023
PrecursorDirector of Central Intelligence (DCI)
FormationApril 22, 2005
First holderJohn Negroponte
DeputySusan M. Gordon, Principal Deputy Director
Websitewww.dni.gov

Directors of National IntelligenceEdit

No. Director Term of Office President(s) served under
Position succeeded the Director of Central Intelligence
1   John Negroponte April 21, 2005 – February 13, 2007 George W. Bush
2   Mike McConnell February 13, 2007 – January 27, 2009
3   Dennis C. Blair January 29, 2009 – May 28, 2010 Barack Obama
  David Gompert
Acting
May 28, 2010 – August 5, 2010
4   James R. Clapper August 5, 2010 – January 20, 2017
  Mike Dempsey
Acting
January 20, 2017 – March 16, 2017 Donald Trump
5   Dan Coats March 16, 2017 – August 15, 2019
  Joseph Maguire
Acting
Since August 15, 2019

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