PBS NewsHour

With Ratcliffe withdrawal, yet another Trump pick drops out

Clip: 08/02/2019 | 4m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Another presidential nominee for a high-ranking administration role has dropped out. Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, withdrew from consideration for director of national intelligence after opponents criticized his level of experience and the way he represented his legacy as a federal prosecutor. Judy Woodruff speaks with The Washington Post’s Greg Miller about the White House vetting process.

Aired: 08/02/19

Rating: NR

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