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Report: Andrew McCabe Leaves FBI Deputy Director Post

Andrew McCabe has stepped down from his post as deputy director at the FBI after two years on the job, The New York Times reported Monday. David Bowdich, FBI’s associate deputy director, has been named acting deputy chief, according to a notice issued by FBI Director Christopher Wray to the …

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King & Spalding Partner Christopher Wray Confirmed as FBI Director

The Senate voted 92-5 Tuesday to confirm Christopher Wray, a litigation partner at international law firm King & Spalding, as FBI director, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Wray’s confirmation came nearly two months after President Donald Trump nominated him for the post following the dismissal of James Comey as FBI chief in May. Senate Judiciary …

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Report: Rep. Trey Gowdy to Chair House Oversight Committee

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-South Carolina) has been appointed to succeed Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) as chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, The Hill reported Thursday. Gowdy, a former prosecutor, is known for leading a House select panel that investigated terrorist attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012. …

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Reports: Trump Dismisses FBI Director James Comey

President Donald Trump has fired James Comey as FBI director following recommendations of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that the bureau needs new leadership. Trump’s decision is based on how Comey handled the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a …

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James Comey: FBI Investigates Russia’s Interference in US Election

FBI Director James Comey has informed House Intelligence Committee members that the bureau is looking into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election and any coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign, CNN reported Tuesday. Stephen Collinson writes Comey told the committee at a Monday hearing that FBI will also investigate if any crimes were committed in the …

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James Comey Highlights FBI’s Cyber Strategy at Boston Conference

FBI Director James Comey has outlined the bureau’s five-point strategy to mitigate cyber intrusions during his speech at a forum held Wednesday at Boston College. Comey said the bureau implemented several initiatives to boost operations and hiring practices; clarify investigative measures in U.S. and foster cooperation abroad; and sanction malicious cyber behavior, according to an …

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WSJ: FBI Chief James Comey Says Russian Hackers Targeted Republican Data During Election Campaign

FBI Director James Comey has told Senate Intelligence Committee members at a hearing  that Russian hackers also targeted Republican data in the 2016 election campaign and that the documents revealed were less than the unveiled emails of Democrats, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Devlin Barrett writes Comey discussed incidents of alleged Russian hacking when he …

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