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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Statements by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand on the Nomination of Chris Wray to be FBI Director

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand today issued the following statements on the nomination of Chris Wray to be FBI Director:

 

“Chris Wray is widely respected for professionalism, independence, integrity and patriotism,” said Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein. “He served with great distinction in several important positions in the United States Department of Justice, and he helped manage the Department during a very challenging period. He is well qualified for the job and will be a superb Director of the FBI.”

 

"Chris Wray will be an outstanding Director of the FBI,” said Associate Attorney General Brand. “His deep law enforcement and national security experience speaks for itself. Having worked with Chris during his previous tenure in the Department of Justice, I know that he will lead the Bureau with integrity, sound judgment, and a steady hand.”

Updated June 9, 2017