Some, Not All, Intel And Security Officials To Appear In House Threats Hearing

The FBI director and other national security officials are scheduled to appear on Thursday morning to talk about threats to the U.S., but the director of national intelligence isn't expected.
FBI Director Christopher Wray, pictured on Capitol Hill on Feb. 5, is briefing House members on security threats on Thursday. Source: Brendan Smialowski

A House committee has convened a hearing on threats to the homeland with top intelligence and security officials — albeit with some notable absences.

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe is not appearing after recently announcing

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