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Texan, Trump loyalist picked for intelligence post

"He’s qualified from an administrative perspective. But he has no background in international affairs,” fellow Mark Jones says of Rep. John Ratcliffe, President Trump's nominee for director of national intelligence. Austin American Statesman: https://atxne.ws/2Yto3JP