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WASHINGTON - A House panel questioned Steve Bannon on Tuesday, aiming to find out President Donald Trump's thinking when he fired FBI Director James Comey, according to a person familiar with what the panel was planning to ask the former White House chief strategist. The committee also ...
People on the move: Former FBI Director heads Deloitte's cyber risk services · List. Firms on the move: Withum debuts annual 'State of the Firm' video · New Products: Books for accountants in 2018 · Voices. artificial intelligence: Will your firm be a disrupter or will it be disrupted? NYU wins Deloitte's eighth ...

Working cryptography's pretty amazing: because of its fundamental theoretical soundness, we can trust it to secure the firmware updates to our pacemakers; the conversations we have with our loved ones, lawyers and business colleagues; the financial transactions the world depends on; and the integrity of ...
FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein met with leaders from the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, CNBC reports. SPOTTED leaving Capitol Hill together: FBI Dir Chris Wray & Dep AG Rod Rosenstein: pic.twitter.com/Bl53sJcAoX. -- Frank Thorp V ...
Meet the new year, same as the old year - at least when it comes to the debate over encryption. Top law enforcement officials - this week it was FBI Director Christopher Wray - are still contending that it is possible to give government (and only government) "back-door" access to the encrypted digital ...
Speaking at International Conference on Cyber Security, FBI Director Christopher Wray pointed to a rise in nation-state attacks - and strong encryption that limits ... FBI Director Christopher Wray outlined a list of growing cybersecurity concerns his agency faces during a speech this week at the International ...

FBI director Christopher Wray spoke on Jan. 9 to the International Conference on Cyber Security. The text below is his speech as prepared for delivery. Raising Our Game: Cyber Security in an Age of Digital Transformation. Good morning. It's great to be here with you, and great to be back here in my ...
Donald Trump's son-in-law urged him to fire FBI Director James Comey because of fears his family's finances were being investigated, a controversial new book has claimed. Jared Kushner, the senior adviser to the president and who is married to Mr Trump's daughter Ivanka, provided a written list of ...
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Chris Wray came to Capitol Hill Wednesday evening for a meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan to discuss the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into the Department of Justice's handling of the controversial dossier alleging links ...
In a tweet, Trump also urged the Justice Department to act in prosecuting Abedin and former FBI Director James Comey, who the president fired in May amid the mounting investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and contacts between Moscow and Trump's campaign.
"FBI Director Chris Wray [is] allowing himself and the FBI to be humiliated by Trump and by political hacks in Congress," Richard Painter, a White House ethics lawyer in Bush's second term, tweeted Tuesday. "Wray needs to do his job and tell all of them to cut it out. If Wray can't do that he should resign." ...
President Donald Trump has full confidence in his new FBI Director despite a series of attacks on the impartiality of his soon-to-retire deputy, a White House adviser says. Trump is "very pleased" with Director Chris Wray and "the changes that are taking place," legislative affairs director Marc Short told "Fox ...
WASHINGTON -- When President Trump tapped Christopher A. Wray to be his next F.B.I. director, it signaled a clear break from the tenure of James B. Comey, whom Mr. Trump had grown to distrust and eventually fired. It seemed Mr. Trump would let his handpicked F.B.I. director do his work unimpeded, ...
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe will sit for a transcribed interview on Thursday with two House committees investigating the bureau's handling of the Clinton email investigation last year. The request from House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy follow ...
Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy suggested that FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe will be forced out at the top law enforcement agency as soon as next week. Gowdy argued that newly released FBI records reveal political bias against President Donald Trump -- and in favor of Hillary Clinton -- at the ...
In prepared remarks from last Thursday, FBI director Christopher Wray said that encryption presents a "significant challenge to conducting lawful court-ordered access," he said, again using the longstanding government moniker "Going Dark." The statement was just one portion of his testimony about the ...
No tweeting from the current FBI Director. But it's never a good thing to be under attack from your own president. I've talked with friends of Chris Wray. They point out he worked at the Justice Department after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks - a very difficult period. So he's calm under pressure, and ...

(CNN) The FBI Director told his staff in an agency-wide email Monday that the bureau should "expect -- and welcome -- people asking tough questions," the day after President Donald Trump wrote on twitter that the reputation of the FBI was in "tatters." "Because of the importance of our mission, we are also ...
A month after President Donald Trump called the FBI "dishonest" and "in tatters," director Christopher Wray said Tuesday he is "honored" to be representing the agents and employees of the bureau, and conceded he pays more attention to twitter these days.
Richard Painter, an ethics lawyer in George W. Bush's administration, said FBI Director Chris Wray was "allowing himself to be humiliated" by President Donald Trump. Trump appointed Wray to lead the FBI after firing the former director James Comey in May. Since Wray took over, Trump and his allies have ...
FBI Director Christopher Wray is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee for an oversight hearing. He is likely to face questions about the Russia investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller. Watch the live video now. Last week, former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to ...
At a House Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday, FBI Director Christopher Wray responded to this tweet from the president: After years of Comey, with the phony and dishonest Clinton investigation (and more), running the FBI, its reputation is in Tatters - worst in History! But fear not, we will bring it back to ...
WASHINGTON -- Christopher A. Wray, the director of the F.B.I., defended his work force on Thursday in a politically charged hearing on Capitol Hill, rebutting President Trump's accusation that the bureau was in "tatters" and fending off attacks from Republicans on personnel. The unusual scenario -- the ...
FBI director Christopher Wray on Thursday rejected President Trump's assessment that the FBI is "in tatters," and defended the agency he was confirmed to lead in August. "There's no finer institution than the FBI and no finer people than those who work there and are its beating heart," Wray said during an ...
Testifying on Capitol Hill on Thursday, FBI director Christopher Wray walked a tightrope on the so-called "Steele dossier." Compiled by Christopher Steele, a highly respected former member of Britain's secret intelligence Service (the SIS is Britain's equivalent of the CIA), the dossier contains a range of ...
the White House is denying there's conflict between President Donald Trump and FBI Director Chris Wray after Wray rejected Trump's charge that his agency's reputation is "in tatters." Wray testified Thursday on Capitol Hill that "our reputation is quite good," after being pressed on Trump's weekend tweets.
But FBI directors traditionally have been low-key and stoic -- with Wray's predecessor, James Comey, a notable exception. And Trump's firing of Comey while he led the Russia probe shows what can happen to a director who antagonizes the president. Wray repeatedly deflected questions about the FBI's ...
FBI Director Chris Wray Briefs Congress And Defends His institution ... FBI Director Chris Wray is briefed Congress on Thursday. He faced questions about the Russia ... FBI Director Christopher Wray made his first appearance before a House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill today. Wray took charge of ...
... Sanders says the White House doesn't believe there is a discrepancy between their comments. She says: "We agree with Chris Wray that FBI field agents are appreciated and respected." Sanders also says Trump's issues were with "the political leaders" in the FBI under former FBI Director Jim Comey.
FBI Director Christopher Wray offered a spirited defense of his agency before Congress Thursday, four days after President Trump said its reputation was "in tatters." Wray, who was appointed by Trump to succeed James Comey, appeared before the House Judiciary Committee and was clearly prepared for ...
Jim Jordan Grills FBI Director Wray About Peter Strzok: Did He Use Steele Dossier To Obtain FISA warrant? ... Jim Jordan asks FBI Director Christopher Wray whether Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who was fired by the Mueller investigation for sending "anti-Trump text messages," was involved with getting a ...
FBI director Christopher Wray appears at his first oversight hearing in Congress Thursday. It's a tough time for the bureau he leads. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Delivered to your inbox, these are the NPR stories you don't want to miss. E-mail address.
Republican Rep. Louis Gohmert asked FBI director Chris Wray about the "political biases" of specific federal agents during an open hearing on Thursday. The question stemmed from recent reports that an agent who worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's team before he was removed in August sent ...
WATCH LIVE: FBI Director Gives An Impassioned Defense of Agency After Trump's Criticism. During a Thursday hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, Wray was asked to respond to Trump's weekend tweets calling the FBI a biased institution whose reputation is in "tatters." HPM Digital Team.
Trump's weekend tweets created a fresh dilemma for Wray. With his bosses, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy Rod Rosenstein, staying publicly silent, it fell to Wray to defend the agency. But FBI directors traditionally have been low-key and stoic -- with Wray's predecessor, James Comey, ...
Christopher Wray faces a tough test four months into his leadership of the FBI: He must defend America's top law enforcement agency against blistering attacks from President Trump without putting his own job at risk. The competing pressures Wray faces will be on display Thursday when he testifies before ...
Updated at 1:35 p.m. ET. FBI Director Christopher Wray headed to Capitol Hill on Thursday and defended his agency publicly for the first time since President Trump denigrated it on twitter last weekend. "There is no shortage of opinions out there," Wray told the House Judiciary Committee. "What I can tell ...
Report: Former FBI Director subpoenas bank records in Russia probe ... Frankfurt, Germany (AP) -- A German business newspaper is reporting that former FBI Director Robert Mueller has subpoenaed records from Deutsche Bank as part of his investigation into possible Russian involvement in the U.S. ...
Recently, FBI Director Christopher Wray reminded a law enforcement conference that unbreakable encryption presents, "a huge, huge problem," which "…impacts investigations across the board - narcotics, human trafficking, counterterrorism, counterintelligence, gangs, organized crime, child exploitation.".
House intelligence chairman to hold FBI Director, deputy AG in 'contempt of Congress' ... House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said Tuesday he is moving forward with a "Contempt of Congress" resolution against FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
FBI Director Christopher Wray sent a motivational email to the FBI's 35,000 employees on Monday, following President Donald Trump's tirade against the agency on Sunday, The New York Times reported. Wray reportedly wrote that he was "inspired by example after example of professionalism and ...
FBI Director Christopher A. Wray failed to explain why the agency he leads changed the name of a domestic terrorism designation from "Black Separatist Extremists" to "Black Identity Extremist," during a recent meeting with a group of Congressional Black Caucus members about a leaked FBI document.
Washington (CNN) FBI director Christopher Wray continued to fend off questions over a controversial bureau report that linked black extremists to violence against police officers, this time at a House hearing Thursday. His public explanation of the internal intelligence assessment on "Black Identity ...
'Antifa' Sympathizers Being Investigated by FBI, Director Tells Lawmakers. By Michael Edison Hayden On 12/1/17 at 12:14 PM. GettyImages-854901252 Antifascists demonstrate on the University of Utah campus on September 27. Photo by George Frey/Getty Images. Share. U.S. AntiFa FBI. Men and women who are ...
WASHINGTON -- Shortly after former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about conversations with Russia's ambassador, former FBI Director James Comey shared a justice-minded verse from the Bible on twitter and Instagram. "'But let justice roll down ...
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, including its chairman, U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) posed tough questions to FBI Director Christopher Wray about surveillance of Black political activists in recent months. U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, spoke to ...
WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress confronted Christopher A. Wray, the F.B.I. director, on Wednesday over an F.B.I. intelligence report that said that black extremists were targeting law enforcement because of police abuses in minority communities. Mr. Wray met with the Congressional Black Caucus ...
To the many mysteries swirling around the investigation of Russian election interference and the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, add ...
President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, pressed for the firing of James Comey's as FBI Director, The Wall Street Journal reports. The firing ...
The Russian-owned real-estate firm Prevezon earlier this year hired former FBI Director Louis Freeh to help settle a major money-laundering ...


 

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