Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as next FBI director


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.” His appointment would still have to be confirmed by the Senate, which is sure to scrutinize Trump’s nominee intensely.
Wray, now a partner at King & Spalding, led the criminal division from 2003 to 2005, and his firm biography says that he “helped lead the Department’s efforts to address the …

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