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June 7, 2017 6:34 PM Who is Christopher Wray? Trump's FBI nominee is 'a fair guy' who will stand up to him, former coworkers say

People who have worked with Christopher Wray, President Trump's pick for FBI director, say he is an accomplished, principled and low-key lawyer who won't hesitate to stand up to the president. Wray, 50, white-collar criminal defense attorney, previously led the Justice Department's Criminal Division during two years — 2003 to 2005 — of President George 57

June 7, 2017 3:44 PM Trump picks former Justice Department official to replace Comey at FBI

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday selected former U.S. Justice Department official Christopher Wray as FBI director to replace the fired James Comey, who will testify on Thursday on whether Trump pressed him to end a probe into a former national security adviser's contacts with Russia. Wray, who represented New Jersey Governor Chris Christie 43

June 7, 2017 2:06 PM Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as next FBI director

President Trump announced Wednesday that he would nominate Christopher A. Wray — a white-collar criminal defense attorney who led the Justice Department’s Criminal Division during the George W. Bush administration — to serve as the next FBI director. Trump posted the announcement on Twitter, declaring Wray a “man of impeccable credentials” and saying 65

June 7, 2017 12:12 PM Obama says Paris accord will succeed even with 'temporary absence' of U.S. leadership

Trump nominates former Justice Department official Christopher Wray to head the FBI Wray emerged from a list of former prosecutors, politicians and law enforcement officials interviewed by Trump since the president fired FBI Director James Comey last month. Wray works at the King & Spalding law firm. He represented New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during 43

June 5, 2017 3:51 PM Orlando nightclub shooting victims sue gunman's employer, wife

49 people were killed in the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in June A personal injury attorney representing some of the families and survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the gunman's employer and wife, claiming they were able to stop Omar Mateen before the attack but didn't. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal 28

June 5, 2017 5:51 AM Putin Dismisses Claims He Has Damaging Information on Trump as 'Nonsense'

(WASHINGTON) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is dismissing as "a load of nonsense" the idea that Russia has damaging information on President Donald Trump and denies having any relationship with him. "I never met with him. We have a lot of Americans who visit us," Putin said in an interview with NBC's "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly." He added: "Do you think 40

June 2, 2017 2:12 PM The Latest: Putin ridicules US focus on ambassador contacts

President Vladimir Putin has ridiculed the U.S. focus on the Russian ambassador's contacts with members of President Donald Trump's team, saying that the envoy was only doing his job. Speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg, Putin said Friday that it is Ambassador Sergei Kislyak's duty to maintain contacts with various people in Washington 46

May 31, 2017 10:00 PM President Tweets Nonsense, World Somehow Surprised

Meet our commander-in-chief, President horse_ebooks exemption has leaked, and it is far more wide-reaching than had been predicted. Eric Lichtblau: “Fired FBI director James Comey plans to testify publicly in the Senate as early as next week to confirm bombshell accusations that President Donald Trump pressured him to end his investigation into a top Trump 8

May 31, 2017 9:43 AM Departure of communications aide could be first in Trump shake-up

Asked about a possible staff shake-up, Spicer said: "I think the president is very pleased with his team and he has a robust agenda." Dubke resigned just before Trump left on his foreign trip but will stay on until a transition is concluded, Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff, said. Other potential staff changes could be in the works, according 45

May 29, 2017 7:31 AM Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is assailing internal leaks as he considers an overhaul of his White House staff and grapples with a burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign. Frustrated with what he views as his team's inability to push back against the drumbeat of new revelations, Trump is seeking expanded teams 33