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US President Donald Trump with James Comey, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump with James Comey, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg

Donald Trump plans to keep James Comey as FBI director: report

James Comey drew criticism for announcing the FBI was looking at additional emails related to Trump's rival Hillary Clinton 11 days before the election

Washington: President Donald Trump intends to keep FBI director James Comey in his post, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, as the bureau continues its investigation into potential ties between Trump aides and the Russian government.

Comey drew furious criticism from Democrats for announcing the FBI was looking at additional emails related to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton emails 11 days before the November election. He told his top agents Trump asked him to stay on, the Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Reuters

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