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Trump lashes out at FBI chief Wray over watchdog report

President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at FBI Director Christopher Wray after the man he chose to lead the bureau backed the findings of an inspector general report that found the investigation into Russian election interference was properly launched.

Trump won't reveal his confidence level in FBI Director Chris Wray

President Donald Trump wouldn't reveal his level of confidence in FBI Director Christopher Wray, who has found himself on the opposite side of the White House when it comes to the investigation into Trump's 2016 campaign and whether campaigns should accept dirt on their opponents from foreign governments.

Wray: FBI working with Silicon Valley to stop election meddling

The FBI's relationship with Silicon Valley in tackling foreign influence campaigns targeting the United States has "changed dramatically," FBI Director Christopher Wray told senators on Tuesday, citing what he said was an improvement in cooperation between the agency and Big Tech.

Wray: Russia a 'very significant counterintelligence threat'

FBI Director Christopher Wray, responding to a question Friday about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, said he believes the US rival "poses a very significant counterintelligence threat."

FBI director: Foreign campaigns targeting US continue 'unabated'

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday that while the US had not seen a "material impact on election infrastructure" from foreign adversaries in the recent midterm elections, foreign influence campaigns pitting Americans against each other on social media have continued "virtually unabated."

How alleged bomber was caught

DNA, fingerprints and pings from a cell phone tower led authorities to an auto parts store parking lot in south Florida where they arrested a 56-year-old man Friday morning. The arrest brought an end to a four-day nationwide manhunt for the alleged mailer of over a dozen suspected pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump.

GOP lawmaker: Russian meddling fanned the flames in Charlottesville

Republican Rep. Tom Garrett said Saturday that he was told during a briefing with the FBI director that Russian meddling played in a role in "fomenting the flames of what happened in Charlottesville," Virginia, one year ago, when a white nationalist rally turned violent and resulted in the death of a counterprotester.

FBI director: Russia is the 'most aggressive actor' in election interference

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that Russia was engaging in real-time "malign influence operations" against the United States and called the country the "most aggressive actor" in the space of election interference. The wide-ranging interview at times placed him in contrast with the President, who spent the week waffling on rhetoric to describe Russia's threat.

FBI grilled by Senate Judiciary Committee

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Donald Trump and Russia was effectively on trial Monday at the first congressional hearing into the Justice Department watchdog report that faulted key decisions in the FBI's handling of the 2016 Hillary Clinton email investigation.

GOP leaders threaten Justice officials over subpoenaed documents

House Republican leaders are vowing action this week, including possible contempt of Congress charges, if the Justice Department does not turn over subpoenaed documents on the Russia investigation. But it was not immediately clear precisely what documents lawmakers are still seeking.

FBI tip line caller described Nikolas Cruz as 'about to explode'

A woman close to the Parkland, Florida, school shooter called an FBI tip line in early January to describe a young man with an arsenal of knives and guns who was "going to explode" and said she feared him "getting into a school and just shooting the place up."