The Latest: White House to hold off on naming FBI director

Washington PostWASHINGTON — The Latest on investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible Trump campaign connections with the Russians (all times local):. 12:45 p.m.. The White House says the president will not announce his pick for FBI …Comey friend: Trump repeatedly tried to compromise him ..

Latest Developments on Comey: Acting FBI Chief Testifies

New York Times… □ Andrew G. McCabe, the acting director of the F.B.I., is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee. □ The committee’s top Democrat asked Mr. McCabe to tell senators about any efforts by the White House to intervene with the Justice The White House explanations for Comey’s firing are crumbling before our eyes ..

The Latest: Trump denies asking Comey to shelve Flynn probe

Washington PostWASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):. 4:40 p.m.. President Donald Trump has responded with a direct “no, no” to a question about whether he asked former FBI Director James Comey to shelve an investigation into his …Comey, Unsettled by Trump, Is Said to Have Wanted Him Kept at a Distance ..

About that White House claim that the FBI rank-and-file had lost faith in James Comey …

CNNWashington (CNN) One of the main reasons that President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday night was because the rank-and-file workers at the bureau simply didn’t like Comey and, more importantly, didn’t feel like they could trust …Comey had ‘broad support’ in FBI, acting chief says ..

Trump says he’s ‘very close’ to naming an FBI director

Washington TimesFormer Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman gives a ‘thumbs-up’ as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. The White House says President Donald Trump will be interviewing four potential candidates to lead the …10 Things to Know for Today ..

Trump says he’s ‘very close’ to naming a new FBI director

Washington PostWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he is “very close” to naming a new FBI director to replace the one he fired more than a week ago and that former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman was among his top choices for the job. Lieberman …Lieberman Is a Finalist for FBI Director, Trump Says ..

New acting FBI director contradicts White House on Comey

CNN(CNN) Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe Thursday rejected assertions by the White House that FBI employees had lost faith in James Comey and that the bureau’s probe into Russian election meddling was one of its most minor concerns. “I hold Director …Acting FBI director vows to inform congressional committee if White House tries to upend Russia probe ..

Acting FBI director vows to inform congressional committee if White House tries to upend Russia probe

Washington PostActing FBI director Andrew McCabe vowed Thursday that he would tell the Senate Intelligence Committee if the White House tried to interfere with the bureau’s probe of possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign to influence the Latest Developments on Comey: Acting FBI Chief Contradicts White House ..

White House Defends Jeff Sessions Leading FBI Director Search, Despite Recusal Promise

HuffPostThe attorney general was also reportedly involved in coming up with the reasons to fire James Comey. By Amanda Terkel. WASHINGTON ― The White House said it is perfectly comfortable with Attorney General Jeff Sessions leading the search for the next …Note to Jeff Sessions: Criminalizing addiction is like criminalizing cancer ..