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'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

14 Mai 2017

"I think the process is going to move quickly because nearly all of them are very well-known, they've been vetted over their lifetime essentially", he said.

"U.S. President Donald Trump gestures while attending a “celebration of military mothers" at the White House in Washington, D.C., on May 12, 2017.

On Tuesday, the White House announced Comey was sacked as Trump's decision came at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, who laid out the case for axing Comey in a memo that detailed his mishandling of the investigation into Clinton's private email server.

Last week Hillary Clinton said Mr Comey had cost her the White House when he announced, just over a week ahead of polling day, that FBI had reopened its investigation into her use of a private email server. "[The candidates] have been vetted over their lifetime essentially, but very well-known, highly respected, really talented people".

About 11 people are being considered for the top job at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, including the acting director Andrew McCabe and the Republican Senator from Texas, John Cornyn.

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Trump abruptly fired former director James Comey on Tuesday after he allegedly requested more funding from the US Department of Justice to investigate purported Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

Trump said that one possible alternative to briefings would be, "We do it through a piece of paper with a perfectly accurate, lovely answer".

Ms Fisher served as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Criminal Division.

One of the main questions Feinstein wanted to be discussed in the committee's public hearings is that "whether the FBI director was sacked to disrupt an investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election".

At least five candidates were scheduled to be interviewed Saturday in Washington by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein.