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Acting FBI boss contradicts Trump over Comey

Sky News 265 sources

The acting director of the FBI has denied White House claims that his predecessor had "lost the confidence of rank and file" bureau staff before being fired.

Acting FBI head disputes White House claim Comey had lost staff support

The Guardian / US

Andrew McCabe tells Senate the White House’s assertion that fired director James Comey had lost the confidence of the FBI rank and file ‘is not accurate’

FBI acting boss Andrew McCabe stands by Russia probe

BBC.com

The acting head insists the sacking of his predecessor will not hamper the investigation.

Live Briefing: Latest Developments on Comey: Acting F.B.I. Chief Contradicts White House

Andrew McCabe, the acting director of the F.B.I., is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Trump calls Comey 'showboat,' acting FBI chief contradicts president

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday called ousted FBI chief James Comey a "showboat" and "grandstander," but its acting leader contradicted the president and promised the agency's probe into possible Trump campaign…

Trump claims Comey exonerated him 3 times. FBI experts aren't buying it

CBC.ca / News

As the White House faces a crisis of credibility, U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that he received three assurances from former FBI director James Comey that he's not under investigation as part of the Russia probe doesn't add up for…

Acting FBI director contradicts Trump White House on Comey, Russia probe

Washington Post

Andrew McCabe praised his ex-boss and told a congressional committee the Russia probe is a ‘highly significant investigation,’ contrary to what the White House has said.

FRESH LOOK FROM FBI? New bureau boss could revisit Clinton probe, immunity deals

Fox News

President Trump’s decision to fire James Comey touched off widespread speculation in Washington over what will happen to the FBI’s Russia meddling probe – but the prospect of new leadership at the bureau also could hold implications for…

Russia has 'upped its game' in cyberwarfare and the threat isn't going away, US intel officials say

CNBC / World

Russian political interference is spreading to more countries around the world, according to senior officials.

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