Tag Archives: Christopher Wray

FBI Director Defends Agency From Trump’s Accusation That Their Reputation Has Been “In Tatters” [VIDEO]

CNN reports: FBI Director Christopher Wray defended his agency Thursday in his first public appearance since President Donald Trump said the bureau is “in tatters.” Wray told the House Judiciary Committee his agents work hard “protecting the American people and upholding the rule of law in all 50 states and in about 80 countries around the world.” “Let me start ...

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REPORT: Trump Blindsided Staffers With FBI Director Pick Because “He Was Simply Tired Of The Search”

Politico reports: John Kelly’s predecessor, Reince Priebus, complained privately about the president’s Twitter tactics and was often blindsided by his pronouncements. For example, advisers believed for days that Trump was likely to pick John Pistole as FBI director. Inside the administration, three officials said, there was little initial support for Christopher Wray, the former FBI official who was New Jersey ...

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Senate Confirms Trump’s Replacement For Comey

The Washington Post reports: The Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm Christopher A. Wray as the next FBI director, filling a critical post that has remained vacant since President Trump fired James B. Comey in May. The vote was 92 to 5. Wray, a former senior Justice Department official known for his low-key demeanor, told lawmakers during his confirmation hearing ...

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Trump’s FBI Pick Has Ties To Russian Companies

Well, of course. USA Today reports: On paper, Christopher Wray appears to be an excellent choice to serve as the next FBI director. He has “impeccable” academic credentials (Yale law school) and has had a decades-long distinguished career as a federal prosecutor and high-level official in the Department of Justice. As the criminal defense lawyer for New Jersey Gov. Chris ...

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Trump Taps Bridgegate Lawyer For FBI Director

This morning Trump tweeted that he will nominated Christopher A. Wray to be FBI director. Wray represented Chris Christie during the Bridgegate scandal. Here’s his bio at the DOJ’s site: Christopher A. Wray (2003-2005) Early History: Christopher Asher Wray was born in 1967. He graduated from Yale University in 1989 and received his law degree from Yale Law School in ...

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