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<p>NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: Sen. Dan Coats (R-IN) speaks to reporters at Trump Tower, November 30, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the new administration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)</p>
WASHINGTON D.C., -- Former Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) is one step closer to being the director of national intelligence for President Donald Trump.
The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to advance Coats' nomination to a full Senate vote.
The vote was 13-2. Democrats Ron Wyden of Oregon and Kamala Harris of California voted no.
According to TheHill
, the only major concern brought up by the committee was that Coats could be too nice for the job.