Donald Trump has chosen to nominate Christopher A. Wray to be the new FBI Director.
The president announced his decision on Wednesday morning via Twitter, sharing the news that has been anticipated since he fired former director James Comey last month.

I will be nominating Christopher A. Wray, a man of impeccable credentials, to be the new Director of the FBI. Details to follow.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 7, 2017


Here’s what we know so far about the nominee.
The nominee, Christopher A. Wray, is a former Justice Department official who served under George W. Bush’s administration.
Between 2003 and 2005, Wray served as assistant attorney general, heading the criminal division at the DoJ.
Wray is a former colleague of former director Comey, who also worked in the Justice Department under former President Bush. Wray is pictured to the left of Comey in this photo from a news conference at the Justice Department in 2004.
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The news comes just a day before Comey is set to testify before Congress.
More to come.
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