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6/7/17

USA: FBI director nominated by Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has nominated a new director of the FBI.

Christopher Wray was a former US attorney general under President George W.Bush. He served as assistant attorney general in the Justice Department’s criminal division from 2003 to 2005. working on corporate fraud scandals and cases involving US financial markets.

He currently works for King and Spalding’s Washington and Atlanta offices where he handles various white-collar criminal and regulatory enforcement cases, according to the firm.

White House spokesperson Sean Spicer said Trump met last week with candidates for the FBI director post, including Wray.

The announcement comes the day before Comey is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Moscow’s alleged interference and any potential ties to Trump’s campaign or associates.

Read more: FBI director nominated by Donald Trump | Euronews

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