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FBI Chief Says Kavanaugh Investigation Was 'Limited In Scope' At White House Direction

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Wray's comments contradict White House claims that the Senate controlled the probe into the sexual assault allegations against the now-Supreme Court justice.
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FBI's Wray confirms limits on Kavanaugh probe

FBI's Wray confirms limits on Kavanaugh probe

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FBI Director Christopher Wray told the Senate on Wednesday that the White House put limits on the re-opened investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but the law enforcement chief insisted that the process used was a typical one. "Our supplemental update to the previous background investigation was limited in scope and that... is consistent with the standard process for such investigations going back a long ways," Wray said under questioning by Sen. Kamala Harris at a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing on global security threats. "I've spoken with our background...
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FBI chief says ‘usual process' followed in Kavanaugh investigation

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FBI Director Chris Wray says the FBI's background investigation of new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was limited in scope but that the “usual process was followed.”
Wray is facing questions about the background investigation during a Senate committee hearing Wednesday.
He says that unlike in criminal investigations, the FBI's authority and scope for background checks is determined by the agency that requested it - the White House in this case.
Wray says the probe into Kavanaugh's past was limited in scope but that the investigation followed the “standard process for such...
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FBI chief says 'usual process met in Kavanaugh probe

8 monthes ago   |   By

FBI Director Chris Wray says the FBI's background investigation of new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was limited in scope but that the "usual process was followed."
Wray is facing questions about the background investigation during a Senate committee hearing Wednesday.
He says that unlike in criminal investigations, the FBI's authority and scope for background checks is determined by the agency that requested it - the White House in this case.
Wray says the probe into Kavanaugh's past was limited in scope but that the investigation followed the "standard process for such...
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