Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program

WASHINGTON — Breaking a long silence about a high-profile National Security Agency program that sifts records…

Trump Names an Acting Spy Chief as No. 2 Intelligence Official Steps Down

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday abruptly decided to install Joseph Maguire, the director of the…

Trump Won’t Let No. 2 Spy Chief Take Over When Coats Leaves

WASHINGTON — The White House is planning to block Sue Gordon, the nation’s No. 2 intelligence…

Trump’s Choice of a Partisan for Top Intelligence Post Rattles Critics

WASHINGTON — For what is supposed to be perhaps the most nonpartisan job in Washington —…

John Ratcliffe, Nominee for Intelligence Chief, Is Seen as Staunch Trump Ally

John Ratcliffe, a House representative from Texas, will be nominated to replace Dan Coats as the…

Dan Coats Expected to Step Down as Intelligence Chief

WASHINGTON — Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, is expected to step down in the…

Intelligence Chief Names New Election Security Oversight Official

ASPEN, Colo. — An experienced official will oversee election security intelligence across the government in a…

Trump Administration Proposes $86 Billion Spy Budget to Take On Russia and China

WASHINGTON — American intelligence spending could rise to nearly $86 billion, a 6 percent increase that…

To Woo a Skeptical Trump, Intelligence Chiefs Talk Economics Instead of Spies

Intelligence officials who brief the president have warned him about Chinese espionage in bottom-line business terms.…