… and America will be without Coats. From the NYT: Dan Coats to Step Down as Intelligence Chief; Trump Picks Loyalist for Job. “In a speech to intelligence officers in January, Mr. Coats said it was their duty to seek the truth about the world. ‘And when we find that truth, to speak the truth.'” (In other words, it was never going to work out.)

+ The Atlantic: Dan Coats Spoke Truth to Trump. Now He’s Out.