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Post-Trump, New U.S. Intel Chief Seeks To Rebuild Trust — And Fight Domestic Terror

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19: Nominee for Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines testifies at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. Haines was previously Deputy Director of the CIA and Deputy National Security Advisor in the Obama administration. (Photo by Melina Mara-Pool/Getty Images)

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Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines has taken over after a turbulent time. Former President Donald Trump was frequently at odds with the American intelligence community, including some of his hand-picked intel chiefs.

In her first interview after a month on the job, Haines tells NPR's Mary Louise Kelly "it has been a challenging time" for the U.S. intel community.

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