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30/01/2023
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FBI boss reveals discipline for officials wrongly manipulating Trump-Russia collusion has been slowed

Christopher Wray finds whistleblower allegations about FBI'S Hunter Biden investigation 'Deeply troubling'.

Christopher Wray testifies before Senate Judiciary CommitteeChristopher Wray testifies before Senate Judiciary CommitteeWashington DC, Aug. 4.– FBI Director Christopher Wray said disciplinary action against agents involved in the bureau’s Trump-Russia investigation has been “slowed down” due to ongoing cooperation with special counsel John Durham.

An FBI analyst whose assessment was used to label Hunter Biden evidence as "disinformation" wrongly in 2020, according to whistleblower disclosures, was referred for disciplinary action for his role in Crossfire Hurricane just months before doing so, but Wray confirmed during Senate testimony on Thursday that the process has largely paused.

“There are a number of people who are currently in our — what we call our Office of Professional Responsibility, which is our disciplinary arm,” Wray said when asked by Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) if anyone at the FBI had been disciplined or fired due to the Trump-Russia investigation. “You may wonder why that has not yielded its results yet, and that’s because we are working closely with, cooperating closely with, and assisting the Durham investigation.”

Wray added: “So that whole process, which is not unusual, has been sort of slowed down to make sure that it doesn’t interfere with the Durham investigation.”
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