House will bring years of experience as a communications expert and in international affairs to his new job as communications director for the Director of National Intelligence, reports The Register Citizen.
"The opportunity, as I see it, is an opportunity to serve the country," House said Tuesday. "Quite honestly, international affairs is my field, and I'm looking forward to becoming re-engaged in it."
House will continue to live in Simsbury, rather than move to Washington.
"The greatest of luxuries is not leaving Connecticut," House said. "That's why they invented Southwest Airlines."