Press Release


McCaul Statement on NCTC’s Director Nicholas Rasmussen’s Retirement

Washington, DC – House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement after National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) Director Nicholas Rasmussen announced he will retire at the end of the year.

Chairman McCaul: “For more than two decades, Nick Rasmussen has been a dedicated public servant working to navigate an unprecedented threat landscape and combat terror around the globe. I deeply value his friendship and counsel, and I am grateful for his many appearances in front of this Committee to help shed light on the various threats facing our nation. His zeal for protecting Americans and cooperation with the Committee has been critical to advancing our counterterrorism mission. I’m thankful for Nick’s steadfast leadership and I wish him the best in his retirement.”