Biden will keep Wray as FBI director: New York Times

FBI Director Christopher Wray addresses a news conference with Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to announce indictments against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, several of its subsidiaries and its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, in a pair of cases accusing the company of everything from bank and wire fraud to obstructing justice and conspiring to steal trade secrets from T-Mobile US Inc., at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., January 28, 2019. (File photo: Reuters)

President-elect Joe Biden will not remove Christopher Wray as FBI director if he is still in the job when the Democratic president takes office, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing a senior Biden official.

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Biden’s team was "not removing the FBI director unless Trump fired him," the Times quoted the official as saying.

The Biden campaign did not immediately return a request for comment on the report.

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