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(MSN)   Biden plans to keep Chris Wray as FBI director. Trump to fire Wray in 3,2,1   (msn.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, President of the United States, Democratic Party, United States House of Representatives, Christopher Wray, Washington, D.C., JOSHUA ROBERTS Senate Homeland Security, United States presidential election, 2008, President-elect Joe Biden  
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2020-12-02 3:04:17 PM  
Is this the long promised wray wray thread?
 
2020-12-02 3:05:32 PM  
Really surprised Wray has not been Fired by Tweet so far.
 
2020-12-02 3:08:40 PM  

Somacandra: Really surprised Wray has not been Fired by Tweet so far.


Yeah, I expected that the day after the election
 
2020-12-02 3:09:54 PM  
Because Comey worked out so swimmingly.
 
2020-12-02 3:28:42 PM  

Nadie_AZ: Is this the long promised wray wray thread?


....towels, please.

(Sorry Raerae I could not pass this up.)
 
2020-12-02 3:46:34 PM  

Myrdinn: Nadie_AZ: Is this the long promised wray wray thread?

....towels, please.

(Sorry Raerae I could not pass this up.)


😃
 
2020-12-02 3:51:50 PM  
Not unusual, normally the FBI head gets his/her (never been a her) full term unless you are trump.  Not supposed to be a political position.
 
2020-12-02 4:19:24 PM  
Chris Wray. seems like an excellent civil servant, judging only by how often Donald JOHN Trump whines about him.
 
2020-12-02 4:19:59 PM  
It's well past time to appoint a Democrat to lead the FBI.
 
2020-12-02 4:20:13 PM  
Is he willing to pledge to root out every corrupt act the GOP has pulled in the last four years?

If not, fark that guy.
 
2020-12-02 4:22:11 PM  
This will make the MAGA folk Tucker Carlson point and spittle yell "SEEEE! HE DONE KEPT HIS DEEP STATE MAN IN PLACE!!"
 
2020-12-02 4:25:23 PM  
You really shouldn't fire FBI directors. But this dude has some explaining to do. Maybe alter tradition by firing and then immediately nominating him?

Kinda feel like he needs to explain to Democrats exactly what he was up to under trump and also answer to Republicans why tom Hanks and his child torture to harvest adrenochrome ring hasn't been busted yet
 
2020-12-02 4:25:41 PM  
Wray needs to release a kraken of his own on Barr and Trump if Biden keeps him around otherwise he is just another empty suit sucking up all the 'rona in the room.
 
2020-12-02 4:26:09 PM  
All I'm saying is nobody has ever seen Christopher Wray and P. Allen Smith in the same room at the same time.
 
2020-12-02 4:26:53 PM  

fngoofy: This will make the MAGA folk Tucker Carlson point and spittle yell "SEEEE! HE DONE KEPT HIS DEEP STATE MAN IN PLACE!!"


They would say so, regardless 😅
 
2020-12-02 4:27:29 PM  
So Biden is putting Republicans in charge of the economy and the FBI so far. The just need the military now.
 
2020-12-02 4:30:33 PM  
I hope Trump does fire him. Then Biden RE hiring him will be even sweeter.

Cry moar you fat orange biatch.
 
2020-12-02 4:31:05 PM  
Spread rumor that you plan to keep X

???

Profit
 
2020-12-02 4:32:03 PM  

Champion of the Sun: You really shouldn't fire FBI directors. But this dude has some explaining to do. Maybe alter tradition by firing and then immediately nominating him?

Kinda feel like he needs to explain to Democrats exactly what he was up to under trump and also answer to Republicans why tom Hanks and his child torture to harvest adrenochrome ring hasn't been busted yet


Two questions.

Is torture a requirement to get the Adrenochrome?

Does it have to be a child, can you get the Adrenochrome from an adult with a youthful personality?
 
2020-12-02 4:34:28 PM  

sinner4ever: So Biden is putting Republicans in charge of the economy and the FBI so far. The just need the military now.


This is a good faith argument
 
2020-12-02 4:34:30 PM  

sinner4ever: So Biden is putting Republicans in charge of the economy and the FBI so far. The just need the military now.


Bernie lost.  Stop resisting.
 
2020-12-02 4:35:38 PM  

sinner4ever: So Biden is putting Republicans in charge of the economy and the FBI so far. The just need the military now.


Do you smell toast?
 
2020-12-02 4:37:28 PM  
You do realize that putting Republicans in charge of the economy, FBI and (in the future) military you are saying that Democrats are weak in all the ways Republicans say they are.
 
2020-12-02 4:38:04 PM  
This is the Wray?
 
2020-12-02 4:38:15 PM  
Just like how Obama decided to keep Comey around.  And how did that work out for democracy again?  Oh yeah. It almost killed it.

Fire ALL the trump appointments. Down to the dog catchers.
 
2020-12-02 4:38:48 PM  

sinner4ever: So Biden is putting Republicans in charge of the economy and the FBI so far. The just need the military now.


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2020-12-02 4:40:19 PM  

Dead on the River: This is the Wray?


This is the Wray.
 
2020-12-02 4:41:09 PM  
Now you libs Wray
 
2020-12-02 4:47:40 PM  

Scruffynerf: Just like how Obama decided to keep Comey around.  And how did that work out for democracy again?  Oh yeah. It almost killed it.

Fire ALL the trump appointments. Down to the dog catchers.


What's it feel like to be bff's with DJT?
 
2020-12-02 4:55:03 PM  
Just curious - do those in the know have an opinion of Wray's term as Director of the FBI? Like, how has he compared to Comey, Mueller, Freeh etc?
 
2020-12-02 4:59:02 PM  
Seems the rank and file like him. He has been willing to contradict fat Hitler so seems like not the worst choice.
 
2020-12-02 5:20:15 PM  

Porkbelly: Not supposed to be a political position.


It's not, yet every single non-acting FBI Director has been a Republican.  Best to just replace him.
 
2020-12-02 5:25:53 PM  
Weak, weak weak weaaaaaaak
 
2020-12-02 5:33:29 PM  
If he were fired, can we bring back Comey? SHOULD we bring back Comey?
 
2020-12-02 5:37:15 PM  

sinner4ever: So Biden is putting Republicans in charge of the economy and the FBI so far. The just need the military now.


Well, and the lizard people, of course.
 
2020-12-02 5:42:35 PM  

BeansNfranks: If he were fired, can we bring back Comey? SHOULD we bring back Comey?


No.  The two letter answer is the answer.  No.

I would be ok with McCabe.
 
2020-12-02 6:31:22 PM  
This is just Biden's clever way to get rid of Wray without having to do the deed himself.
 
2020-12-02 6:56:26 PM  

runwiz: This is just Biden's clever way to get rid of Wray without having to do the deed himself.


Bingo. Trump firing Wray would be a huge favor to Biden
 
2020-12-02 6:58:56 PM  
Wray is firmly in the grip of Giant Ape lobbyists.
 
2020-12-02 7:06:40 PM  
Why Did Congress Set a Ten-Year Term for the FBI Director?

Congress passed the ten-year term limit in the shadow of the abuses of President Richard Nixon and White House aides. The Senate Judiciary Committee held hearing on FBI oversight and a bill to establish a ten-year term in March 1974, the same month a federal grand jury indicted the "Watergate Seven" and named Nixon an unindicted co-conspirator. Nixon's acting FBI Director and nominee for the permanent post, L. Patrick Gray, had resigned in 1973 after it was revealed that he was giving the White House daily briefings on the FBI's Watergate investigation and that he destroyed documents relevant to the inquiry.
Congress wanted to address the Scylla and Charybdis of Nixon and Hoover: the risk of political interference in FBI investigations, and use of the Bureau for political purposes, on the one hand, and on the other, the danger of an imperial FBI director whose long tenure-and the secrets and political chits accumulated during that tenure-allows him to act without accountability.
When recommending enactment of the ten-year term, the Senate Judiciary Committee wrote a comprehensive report of its rationale, including:

The purpose of this bill is to achieve two complementary objectives. The first is to insulate the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from undue pressure being exerted upon him from superiors in the Executive Branch. The second is to protect against an FBI Director becoming too independent and unresponsive.

https://www.lawfareblog.com/why-did-c​o​ngress-set-ten-year-term-fbi-director
 
2020-12-02 8:58:56 PM  
Not The Wray, the Truth, and the Light?
 
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