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Avril Haines confirmed as Biden’s director of national intelligence

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JTA — The US Senate confirmed Avril Haines to be the first woman to lead the intelligence community, making her President Joe Biden’s first Cabinet member.

Haines, the daughter of a Jewish mother and non-Jewish father, is the first Jewish director of national intelligence, a position that was established in 2005.

She was confirmed on Wednesday evening in an 84-10 vote after Democrats assumed control of the Senate in the afternoon.

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