FBI Director Christopher Wray defended the FBI in response to a scathing inspector general report that heavily criticized the actions of his predecessor in the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
Wray said Thursday the report only addresses a specific set of facts and the actions of a handful of officials. “Nothing” in the report “impugns” the integrity of the FBI workforce as a whole, he said.
Wray also said the report found “errors in judgment” and policy violations, but it found no evidence of political bias or improper consideration “actually impacting the investigations under review.”
The report released Thursday criticized former FBI Director James Comey, calling him “insubordinate” and said he broke with longstanding policy. It also criticized the politically charged texts of a handful of agents.