White House says will not announce FBI director nominee on Friday

White House says will not announce FBI director nominee on Friday

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Trump fired the former director James Comey on May 9 in a surprise announcement that sparked days of political turmoil. On Thursday, the president said he was close to choosing a replacement.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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