New FBI Director Named as Comey says Trump Demanded “Loyalty”

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced he would nominate Christopher Wray to serve as the next FBI director as Congress prepares to hear from James Comey, who he fired from the job in May.

Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence committee on Thursday. In his opening statement, Comey will detail his contacts with Trump — nine one-on-one conversations, according to the former director — and the president’s requests for “loyalty” from him.

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