Mike Rogers often appeared on CNN shows, especially The Situation Room and State of the Union, as a Republican congressmen to comment on stories pertaining to national security. Now, the former congressmen and chair of the House Intelligence Committee has joined CNN as a National Security Commentator. When announcing his retirement, Rogers said that he would go into radio broadcasting and he does have a distribution agreement with Westwood One. Rogers appeared on The Lead today and did talk about the terrorist attack in Paris.
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Former U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (R-MI) joins CNN as a national security commentator offering expert analysis on a wide range of political, counterterrorism, and national security topics. Rogers was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000 and served seven terms representing Michigan’s 8th District. During his last two terms in office he was Chairman of the House Select Committee on Intelligence. Rogers’ career began with service as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army; later he was a Special Agent with the FBI. In addition to his new role at CNN, Rogers is also a host of the daily Westwood One radio talk segments, Something to Think About with Mike Rogers.
Rogers begins his new role at CNN beginning today on The Lead with Jake Tapper.