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Director of National Intelligence

The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) serves as the head of the Intelligence Community (IC). The DNI also acts as the principal advisor to the President and the National Security Council for intelligence matters related to the national security; and oversees and directs the implementation of the National Intelligence Program. The President appoints the DNI with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Director is assisted by assisted by a Senate-confirmed Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI), recommended by the DNI and appointed by the President.

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Updated January 7, 2021