President Donald Trump gave new CIA Director Gina Haspel immense praise Monday during her swearing-in ceremony.

Trump touted Haspel's 30-plus years at the agency, saying she has served with "extraordinary skill and devotion."

He added that there is no one more qualified to lead the CIA than Haspel, who will become the agency's first female leader.

"You live in the CIA, you live the CIA, you breathe the CIA ... and now you will lead the CIA. Congratulations," the president said.


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Trump added that he will give Haspel and the CIA resources to make the agency the best it has ever been.

He said that her control of the CIA will reassert American strength and confidence.

"America is respected again," Trump said.

Watch more of the president's remarks on Haspel above.


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