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Who is special counsel and former FBI director Robert Mueller?
Robert Mueller , who was named in late May as the special counsel to spearhead the FBI 's investigation into Russian connections to the 2016 election "and related matters," has been in the headlines more than once since he was appointed. Most recently, President Donald Trump said if Mueller
FBI nominee rejects Trump claim: Russia probe no witch hunt
Breaking with the president, the lawyer Donald Trump picked to lead the FBI declared Wednesday that he does not believe a special counsel investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the Trump presidential campaign is a "witch hunt."
Low-key FBI director pick would lead agency through tumult
Christopher Wray, President Donald Trump's pick for FBI director, faces a Senate hearing this week
Sen. Cotton questions James Comey
The former FBI director speaks publicly for the first time since being fired by President Donald Trump.
James Comey: Everything you need to know about the former FBI director
Former FBI Director James Comey will testify about his discussions with President Donald Trump on June 8, a month after his firing and weeks after his predecessor was chosen to lead the investigation into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. The Senate Intelligence Committee
May 15, 2007: Deputy Attorney General James Comey testifies to Congress
In his 2007 testimony, Comey, deputy attorney general under John Ashcroft, rushed to his boss's hospital bedside to urge him not to sign an authorization for a classified domestic wiretapping program.
Former top terror adviser spotted at White House hours before FBI director was fired
A former White House counterterrorism official, who many consider to be a candidate to replace fired FBI Director James Comey, was spotted at the White House three hours before Comey was "terminated" six years ahead of the end of his term. Frances Townsend, who served in the George W. Bush
Sessions to Yates in 2015: 'You Need to Say No' to the President
During her Senate confirmation hearing for deputy attorney general, Sally Yates told Sen. Jeff Sessions that she "has an obligation to follow the law and the Constitution."
FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists 15 Years Later: The Ones Who Got Away
Fifteen years ago this month, then-President George W. Bush responded to 9/11 by publicly placing 22 top terrorists on an FBI most wanted list. In the decade and half since, more of the original list of fugitives have been killed than caught, while several remain on the run — including two senior