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FBI Director James Comey to Stay on In Trump Administration

By Matt Zapotosky, Ellen Nakashima and Sari Horwitz, The Washington Post:

FBI Director James B. Comey, who is under a Department of Justice Inspector General investigation for his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, has told people he has been asked to stay in his post in the Trump administration, people familiar with the matter say.

Comey is less than four years into a 10-year term, but his future in the FBI has seemed in question. President Trump notably declined to say during a post-election interview with “60 Minutes” whether he would retain the FBI director, saying he wanted to meet with Comey first. The two have met twice since the election.

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