Tag Archives: Christopher Wray

FBI Asks For Public’s Help In Finding Bomber: Call Us

Via press release from the FBI: Between October 22 and 24, 2018, suspicious packages were received at multiple locations in the New York and Washington, D.C., areas and Florida. The packages are being sent for analysis at the FBI Laboratory in Quantico, Virginia. “This investigation is of the highest priority for the FBI. We have committed the full strength of …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Judiciary Committee Hears DOJ And FBI Testimony On Hillary Clinton’s Private Email Server

The Washington Post reports: Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher A. Wray are scheduled to testify before the House Judiciary Committee Thursday about an inspector general’s report that found serious failings in how federal law enforcement handled a high-profile investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. The hearing will mark the first time …

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott: FBI Director Must Resign

CBS News reports: Florida’s Republican Gov. Rick Scott is calling on FBI Director Christopher Wray to resign, after the FBI admitted it received a tip about the suspect in the Parkland shooting as recently as January, but failed to follow through on it. “The FBI’s failure to take action against this killer is unacceptable,” Scott said. “The FBI has admitted …

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FBI Admits It Failed To Act On January Tip Warning That Nicolas Cruz Might Commit Mass Shooting At School

Via press release from the FBI: On January 5, 2018, a person close to Nikolas Cruz contacted the FBI’s Public Access Line (PAL) tipline to report concerns about him. The caller provided information about Cruz’s gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting. Under …

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LIVE VIDEO: Intel Chiefs Testify Before Senate Panel On White House Security Clearances, Cyber Attacks, More

Already underway. The Washington Post reports: FBI Director Christopher A. Wray is appearing Tuesday morning before a Senate panel, where he is expected to field questions on security clearances for White House personnel and whether he remains confident in the independence of his agents. Wray is one of six top intelligence agency heads testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee for …

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WH Worried FBI Head Will Quit If Memo Is Released

CNN reports: Top White House aides are worried FBI Director Christopher Wray could quit if the highly controversial Republican memo alleging the FBI abused its surveillance tools is released, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation tell CNN. Wray has made clear he is frustrated that President Donald Trump picked him to lead the FBI after he fired FBI Director …

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REPORT: FBI Director Opposes Release Of Nunes Memo, Contains Inaccurate Info And Paints False Narrative

Bloomberg reports: FBI Director Christopher Wray told the White House he opposes release of a classified Republican memo alleging bias at the FBI and Justice Department because it contains inaccurate information and paints a false narrative, according to a person familiar with the matter. The memo on actions early in the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign is …

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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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