Gina Haspel has been confirmed by Senate as CIA Director, making her the first woman to lead the CIA.
“I am delighted my former Senate colleagues voted this afternoon to confirm the nomination of Gina Haspel as CIA Director. Gina has clearly demonstrated that she is a person of high integrity with valuable frontline and executive experience as a career intelligence officer,” Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said. “Her confirmation represents the best we have to offer as a country. On behalf of the Intelligence Community, we salute Director Haspel, a trailblazer who today becomes the first woman to lead the CIA.”