May 17, 2018

Corker Statement on Confirmation of Gina Haspel as Director of the CIA

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement after voting to confirm Gina Haspel as director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

“With more than 30 years of CIA experience, Gina Haspel is qualified to lead the agency and has the experience needed to help address the emerging threats we face globally,” said Corker. “She has risen through the ranks to serve in some of the most important posts around the world, and her service to our country is held in tremendous regard by many of our national security leaders. Gina Haspel will be a tireless advocate for the intelligence community, and I look forward to her leadership at the CIA as we work to keep our nation safe.”