Hoeven Statement on Confirmation of Gina Haspel as CIA Director

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Gina Haspel as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA):

“Gina Haspel is qualified for the position of CIA Director and brings an impressive depth of experience that will help her effectively lead the agency, which is especially important as we work to counter increasing threats from around the world. She has more than 30 years of CIA experience ranging from the Cold War to the Global War on Terror. Throughout her career, she has followed the law and served our nation with integrity. Haspel is the right person to lead the men and women of the CIA.”