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President Nominates New FBI Director

In a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden today, President Barack Obama nominated James B. Comey to serve as the next Director of the FBI. Current FBI Director Robert S. Mueller’s term ends September 4, 2013.

Jun 21, 2013 04:00 PM

President Nominates New FBI Director


In a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden today, President Barack Obama nominated James B. Comey to serve as the next Director of the FBI. Comey must be confirmed by the U.S. Senate before taking office.

“I want to commend the president for the choice of Jim Comey as the next director of the FBI,” said current Director Robert S. Mueller. “I have had the opportunity to work with Jim for a number of years at the Department of Justice, and I have found him to be a man of honesty, dedication, and integrity. His experience, his judgment, and his strong sense of duty will benefit not only the Bureau, but the country as a whole.”

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