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U.S. Spy Chief James Clapper Submitted His Resignation Letter

November 17, 2016

U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper takes his seat to testify in a House Appropriations hearing on "World Wide Threats" on Capitol Hill in WashingtonU.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper takes his seat to testify in a House Appropriations hearing on "World Wide Threats" on Capitol Hill in Washington
U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper takes his seat to testify in a House Appropriations hearing on "World Wide Threats" on Capitol Hill in Washington February 25, 2016.© Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

The Director of U.S. National Intelligence James Clapper said on Thursday that he submitted his letter of resignation but would stay until the end of the Obama administration.

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“I submitted my letter of resignation last night which felt pretty good. I’ve got 64 days left,” Clapper said during a U.S. congressional intelligence committee hearing.