PBS NewsHour

Senate presses Trump’s FBI director pick for independence

Clip: 07/12/2017 | 3m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

FBI director nominee Christopher Wray faced the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday in his confirmation hearing. The former federal prosecutor and defense attorney faced a long list of questions about his independence and allegiance to the law, as well as his counterterrorism experience at the Justice Department. Lisa Desjardins reports.

Aired: 07/12/17

Rating: NR

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