FBI Director Christopher Wray has described China as “the broadest, most challenging, most significant threat we face as a country.” Wray’s comments come after a week of controversy surrounding President Donald Trump’s response to Russian election meddling. Wray said that investigations into economic espionage linked to China were taking place […]
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before the House Judiciary Committee about the inspector general’s report on the FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Republican lawmakers are seizing on the report’s findings to question the legitimacy of the Russia probe and to demand […]
FBI Director Christopher Wray said he “appreciates” and took “very seriously” a report from the Justice Department’s watchdog that examines the conduct of several officials including James Comey, the former director. The report comes amid a trying time for the agency, which has endured withering attacks from President Donald Trump […]
House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes of California said he received the document that shows the Justice Department’s reasoning for launching its Russia probe. Nunes issued subpoenas and fought for the release of the document. He threatened to hold deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein and FBI director Christopher Wray […]
House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes of California suggested he has a plan to target deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein and FBI director Christopher Wray. Nunes said he has a “plan to hold in contempt and to impeach” the men. His comments one day after federal agents raided the […]
FBI director Chris Wray said “there’s no country that’s even close” to China when it comes to foreign espionage. Wray said he believes the US significantly underestimates the threat of China’s economic espionage. China violated intellectual property rules more than any other country. Its activity is partially responsible for a […]
FBI Director Christopher Wray says he feels no undue pressure from President Donald Trump when it comes to the Russia investigation. Wray sat down with NBC News on Tuesday night to offer some insight into how he views his role at the FBI, which has been one of Trump’s central […]
The FBI said it didn’t follow protocols when it received a tip on Nikolas Cruz, the suspect in Wednesday’s Florida school shooting. Cruz, 19, allegedly killed 17 people when he opened fire on his former high school. The FBI acknowledged that a person close to Cruz had called in warning […]
Right-winger Twitter users have started theorizing that the FBI didn’t have time to investigate tips about Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz because they were distracted by the Russia investigation. Donald Trump Jr. reportedly liked one tweet that espoused this unsubstantiated theory. FBI Director Christopher Wray pre-emptively poured cold water on claims […]
FBI Director Christopher Wray issued a dire warning about China’s growing influence during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday. He said there were a variety of ways China was implementing a plan to replace the US as the foremost global power, including by infiltrating academia. Recent reports have suggested […]
FBI Director Christopher Wray said the bureau alerted the White House to the status of a top aide’s background-check investigation in March, July, November, and January. That information could complicate the White House’s timeline of events surrounding Rob Porter, who resigned as staff secretary last week after allegations of domestic […]
A series of seismic developments stemming from the Russia investigation have pit President Donald Trump against FBI Director Christopher Wray, whom he handpicked to replace former FBI Director James Comey, whom Trump fired. Trump and Wray have increasingly been at odds over a change in FBI leadership and the release […]
Former FBI director James Comey praised the FBI for “speaking up,” in an apparent reference to a rare public statement issued by the department on concerns over a controversial memo Republicans are clamoring to release. That memo alleges political bias against President Donald Trump and improper spying by the FBI […]
Democratic Rep. Mike Quigley of the House Intelligence Committee sent a letter to chairman Devin Nunes asking him whether he consulted with the White House in producing a bombshell memo which claims to show surveillance abuses by the Department of Justice. Quigley said he was “particularly troubled” by Nunes’ initial […]
FBI Director Christopher Wray is prepared to refute the unverified memo written by Rep. Devin Nunes that alleges misconduct on the part of the FBI and the Department of Justice. President Donald Trump has stated that he is prepared to release the memo, despite claims from both sides of the […]
FBI Director Christopher Wray advised the White House to oppose the release of a classified GOP memo that he says includes false information. The Justice Department has also implored the Trump administration to reject calls to make the memo public, citing national security concerns. But President Donald Trump, under pressure […]
White House counsel Don McGahn reportedly threatened to quit if President Donald Trump fired special counsel Robert Mueller. He’s the latest member of the Trump administration to threaten resignation. Here’s who else has made similar threats. When President Donald Trump reportedly ordered the firing of the special counsel Robert Mueller, […]
President Donald Trump in 2017 reportedly had a meeting with then-acting FBI director Andrew McCabe and asked who he voted for in the 2016 US presidential election. McCabe reportedly found the question “disturbing,” according to one former official. Trump reportedly had a second meeting with McCabe to interview him for […]
President Donald Trump reportedly asked the deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe who he voted for during an Oval Office meeting last year. The question came after McCabe became the FBI’s acting director following James Comey’s firing in May. McCabe told Trump he did not vote in the 2016 election. The […]
FBI Director Christopher Wray reportedly threatened to resign after being pressured by Attorney General Sessions to fire deputy director Andrew McCabe. White House counsel Don McGahn, who learned from Sessions how upset Wray was over the issue, told Sessions that the matter wasn’t worth pursuing. FBI Director Christopher Wray reportedly […]
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pushing FBI director Christopher Wray to replace deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe and former FBI general counsel James Baker. President Donald Trump has accused McCabe of putting his thumb on the scale of the FBI’s investigation into Trump’s 2016 rival, former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. […]
Former Bush administration lawyer Richard Painter said GOP congressmen and allies of President Donald Trump are “acting like dictators” with their increasing attacks on the FBI. A day earlier, Painter criticised the Trump-appointed FBI director, Chris Wray, and said Wray was “allowing himself to be humiliated” by Trump. Trump and […]
Richard Painter, an ethics lawyer in George W. Bush’s administration, said FBI Director Chris Wray was “allowing himself to be humiliated” by President Donald Trump. Trump appointed Wray to lead the FBI after firing the former director James Comey in May. Since Wray took over, Trump and his allies have […]
FBI Director Christopher Wray pushed back on President Donald Trump’s assertion that the bureau’s reputation was “in tatters.” He responded to Trump’s weekend tweet during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday. Wray was pressed on the subject by Democratic Reps. Jerold Nadler of New York and Sheila Jackson Lee […]
FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday in his first congressional hearing since being sworn in as the eighth director of the FBI on August 2. Wray’s testimony came days after President Donald Trump tweeted that the former director James Comey left the FBI’s reputation […]
FBI Director Christopher Wray reportedly sent a motivational email to FBI employees. The message comes a day after Trump unleashed on the bureau’s reputation, describing it as “in Tatters.” “Keep calm and tackle hard,” Wray wrote in the email. FBI Director Christopher Wray sent a motivational email to the FBI’s […]
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