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FBI Director Christopher Wray’s Statement on Release of Inspector General’s Report: FBI Director Christopher Wray issued the following statement during a press conference at FBI Headquarters. (Remarks prepared for delivery.)

Good afternoon, everybody; thanks for being here on short notice.

As you know, the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General released its report today on DOJ and FBI activities in the run-up to the 2016 election. I want to say up front that I appreciate the IG’s work in conducting this important review.

I’d like to take a few minutes to talk about the report, and then I’ll answer your questions.

The FBI’s mission is to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution. To carry out that mission, we’re entrusted with a lot of authority, so our actions are subject to close oversight—from the courts, from our elected leaders, and from independent entities like the inspector general. That’s how it should be. That examination—that oversight—makes the FBI stronger as an organization. It makes the public more safe.

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FBI Director Christopher Wray’s Statement on Release of Inspector General’s Report: FBI Director Christopher Wray issued the following statement during a press conference at FBI Headquarters. (Remarks prepared for delivery.)Good afternoon, everybody; thanks for being here on short notice.As you know, the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General released its report today on DOJ and FBI activities in the run-up to the 2016 election. I want to say up front that I appreciate the IG’s work in conducting this important review.I’d like to take a few minutes to talk about the report, and then I’ll answer your questions.The FBI’s mission is to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution. To carry out that mission, we’re entrusted with a lot of authority, so our actions are subject t