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White House says will not announce FBI director nominee on Friday
May 19, 2017 / 4:52 PM / 6 months ago

White House says will not announce FBI director nominee on Friday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There will be no planned announcement on Friday of U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee for FBI director, the White House said.

The White House is pictured shortly after sunrise in Washington, August 1, 2007. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Trump fired the former director James Comey on May 9 in a surprise announcement that sparked days of political turmoil. On Thursday, the president said he was close to choosing a replacement.

Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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