Hoeven Statement on Confirmation Of Gen. David Petraeus

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement today upon U.S. Senate approval of General David Petraeus as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency: 

“Throughout his extensive military career, General Petraeus has proven himself as a leader with a deep dedication to the safety and security of our country. I met with the general this spring in Afghanistan and am confident in his ability to lead our nation’s intelligence agency. General Petraeus brings a clear knowledge of U.S. national security matters and a strong leadership background to the CIA. I look forward to continuing to work with him to ensure the safety and security of our nation.”