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8th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Christopher A. Wray: 8th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Christopher Asher Wray is an American lawyer who has served as Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 2017. From 2003 to 2005 Wray served as Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division in the George W. Bush Administration. From 2005 to 2016 he was a litigation partner with the law firm King & Spalding.

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Russia and Iran have obtained voter information ahead of US election, officials say [Video]

Russia and Iran have obtained voter information ahead of US election, officials say

Russia and Iran have obtained US voting registration information and areaiming to interfere in the presidential election, the government's nationalintelligence director said. John Ratcliffe, the..

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Russia trying to 'denigrate' Biden campaign -Wray [Video]

Russia trying to 'denigrate' Biden campaign -Wray

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday warned that Russia is interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential election with a steady stream of misinformation aimed at Democrat Joe Biden as well as sapping..

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Trump criticized Wray for not investigating voter fraud, even though Wray has said there is no evidence of coordinated voter fraud.
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At the first debate with Trump, Biden gave credit to FBI Director Chris Wray for his comment about antifa. We rate this claim as missing context.
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White House chief of staff contradicts FBI director on voter fraud

Mark Meadows slammed FBI Director Christopher Wray after Wray told Congress there was no evidence of voter fraud.
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Trump continues refusing to commit to a peaceful transition if he loses reelection

President Trump is again refusing to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses the 2020 election. This comes as FBI Director Christopher Wray, who was appointed by the president, reiterates..
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Large-scale voter fraud in U.S. unseen, FBI director tells panel

large-scale voter fraud in u.s. unseen, fbi director tells panel
WASHINGTON -- FBI Director Christopher Wray told senators Thursday that the United States has not experienced large-scale voter fraud by mail or other means, and said it would be a "major challenge"..
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FBI director warns of Russian interference in 2020 election

FBI Director Christopher Wray says that Russia is making "very active efforts" to interfere in the 2020 presidential election. The comments came during testimony before a House committee, and differ..
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Trump says Wrays testimony on antifa bothered him

President Donald Trump says he is bothered by FBI Director Chris Wray's testimony this week that antifa is an ideology, not an organization. (Sept. 18)
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FBI director Wray says Russia is actively interfering in 2020 election to 'denigrate' Biden

fbi director wray says russia is actively interfering in 2020 election to 'denigrate' biden
Washington (CNN)FBI Director Christopher Wray said Thursday that Russia has been "very active" in its efforts to influence US elections, with the primary goal being to "denigrate" Democratic..
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Republicans call James Comey to testify about origins of Trump investigation

Former FBI director James Comey has accepted an invitation from Senate Republicans to testify about the origins of what became special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the 2016 election. Vox..
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Russia 'very active' in 2020 election; antifa not a terror group, FBI director testifies

Russia is focusing on denigrating Joe Biden, FBI Director Chris Wray said. He also said antifa is not a terror organization but an ideology.
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Trump goes after FBI director Wray, whom he appointed, and issues warning to Barr

trump goes after fbi director wray, whom he appointed, and issues warning to barr
(CNN)President Donald Trump on Thursday again attacked his own FBI director, whom he appointed, and pushed Attorney General William Barr to pressure the Justice Department's investigation of the Russia..
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FBI director: China is 'greatest threat' to US

fbi director: china is 'greatest threat' to us
Analysis by Zhaoyin Feng, BBC News Chinese, Washington This is not the first time FBI Director Christopher Wray categorised China as a "top intelligence threat" for the US, but on Tuesday he ramped up..
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FBI's Wray: China aims to be sole 'superpower'

FBI Director Christopher Wray is detailing ongoing attempts by China to become the "world's only superpower." "The potential economic harm to American businesses and the economy as a whole almost..
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FBI launches internal review of Michael Flynn investigation; inquiry to focus on possible misconduct

FBI Director Christopher Wray has ordered an internal review of the Michael Flynn investigation; the inquiry will examine possible misconduct.
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FBI head helped Facebook defend encryption he's now fighting

Christopher Wray, prior to becoming FBI director, argued on behalf of Facebook Inc in defense of encrypted communications as the company was being pressured by the U.S. Justice Department over the..
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FBI says about 1,000 investigations open into attempted tech theft by China

FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Thursday that China was seeking to steal U.S. technology by "any means necessary" and the law enforcement agency has about 1,000 investigations open into Chinese..
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Trump assails FBI Director Wray after report finds no evidence of political bias

President Donald Trump berated FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday after a U.S. government investigation found no evidence of political bias when the FBI began investigating contacts between..
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Trump attacks FBI Director Christopher Wray over IG report, Russia investigation

FBI Director Christopher Wray disputed Trump's claims that federal authorities mounted a "coup" attempt against him.
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Trump lashes out at FBI chief Wray for embracing watchdog report

trump lashes out at fbi chief wray for embracing watchdog report
Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at FBI Director Christopher Wray after the man he chose to lead the bureau backed the findings of an inspector general report that found the..
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FBI Director Wray shoots down Ukraine interference claim pushed by Trump and GOP

Christopher Wray rejected the notion that Ukraine meddled in 2016, contradicting claims made by Trump and Republican lawmakers in recent weeks.
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FBI director warns Facebook could become platform of 'child pornographers'

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Friday that Facebook’s proposed move to encrypt its popular messaging program would turn the platform into a “dream come true for predators and child..
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FBI Declines To Reveal Information About Domestic Terrorism Arrests

fbi declines to reveal information about domestic terrorism arrests
On July 23, FBI Director Christopher Wray told the Senate Judiciary Committee federal investigations of domestic terrorism had led to some 100 arrests in the last nine months, TruthDig reports. While..
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White supremacists accounted for majority of terror-related arrests in last year: FBI director

white supremacists accounted for majority of terror-related arrests in last year: fbi director
FBI Director Christopher Wray told lawmakers on Tuesday that his agency has so far made roughly 100 terrorism-related arrests so far this fiscal year — and the majority of them are related in some..
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FBI Director Wray: Russia intent on interfering with U.S. elections

Russia is determined to interfere in U.S. elections despite sanctions and other efforts to deter such actions before the next presidential election in 2020, FBI Director Christopher Wray said on..
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Senator Tim Kaine Calls on FBI to Open Khashoggi Investigation

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Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) is calling on the Federal Bureau of Investigation to open an investigation into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post journalist and Virginia resident who was..
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Trump Says ‘I’d Take It’ if Russia Again Offered Dirt on Opponent

The president slapped back at his own F.B.I. director, Christopher Wray, who has said candidates contacted by foreign governments seeking to influence an election should call his bureau.
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