Dan Coats

Daniel Ray Coats is an American politician and former diplomat serving as the fifth and current Director of National Intelligence since 2017 under the Trump Administration. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a United States Senator from Indiana from 1989 to 1999 and again from 2011 to 2017, as the United States Ambassador to Germany , and as a member of the United States House of Representatives . Coats was a member of the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence while serving in the U.S. Senate. Wikipedia*

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Dan Coats has 798 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 House Proceeding as a Republican Representative for Indiana's 4th district. The year with the most videos was 2015 with 75 videos as a Republican Senator for Indiana. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 18,443 views per program. Most appearances with John S. McCain III (6), Samuel A. Alito Jr. (5), Bob Dole (4). Most common tags: Alito, Samuel, Senate, Federal Budget.

Appearances by Title:March 16, 2017 - Present Director, Office of the Director of National Intelligence Videos: 16


U.S. Senator, R-IN View Map January 5, 2011 - January 5, 2017 Videos: 332 U.S. Senate Candidate,
c. January 1, 2010 - c. November 2, 2010 Videos: 2 U.S. Senator, R-IN View Map January 3, 1989 - January 3, 1999 Videos: 386 U.S. Representative, R-IN 4th January 3, 1981 - January 3, 1989 Videos: 55

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