James B. Comey - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times
Skip to content

James B. Comey

Latest Stories

10162014_fbi-director-encryption-88201.jpg

10162014_fbi-director-encryption-88201.jpg

FBI Director James Comey stark warning Thursday against smartphone data encryption that could hinder law enforcement. (Associated Press)

Khorasan Group.JPEG-04010.jpg

Khorasan Group.JPEG-04010.jpg

FBI Director James Comey says an agent impersonated an Associated Press reporter during a 2007 criminal investigation, a ruse the news organization says could undermine its credibility. (Associated Press)

1ff4e7dcacc25d17570f6a7067001ea7_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

1ff4e7dcacc25d17570f6a7067001ea7_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

FBI Director James Comey, backed by law enforcement personnel and prosecutors, addresses a news conference Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the FBI Minneapolis field office in Brooklyn Center, Minn. Comey said the arrest Sunday of a Libyan militant in the deadly attack on Americans in Benghazi is a very good day for law enforcement and added that the FBI's No. 1 priority remains counterterrorism. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

3_fbi-budgetjpeg-0ef4e_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

3_fbi-budgetjpeg-0ef4e_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, before a House Appropriations, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies subcommittee hearing on the FBI fiscal 2015 budget. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

4_obama-comey-jpeg-045cc_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

4_obama-comey-jpeg-045cc_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

President Barack Obama talks with FBI Director James Comey during Comey's installation as FBI director, Monday, Oct. 28,2013, at FBI Headquarters in Washington. The president said he picked Comey to lead the FBI after interviewing many other candidates for the job. The president said at an installation ceremony for the new FBI director Monday afternoon that it wasn't Comey's educational or professional background that made him the the choice. He said it was a sense that Comey knows what's right and what's wrong. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

41d4ab94de88d013540f6a70670066f0.jpg

41d4ab94de88d013540f6a70670066f0.jpg

FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 21, 2104, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the oversight of the FBI. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

12b4540ede57d013540f6a7067007cbf.jpg

12b4540ede57d013540f6a7067007cbf.jpg

FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 21, 2014, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the FBI. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

2_fbi-budgetjpeg-0ef4e_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

2_fbi-budgetjpeg-0ef4e_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, before a House Appropriations, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies subcommittee hearing on the FBI fiscal 2015 budget. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

3_obama-comey-jpeg-045cc_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

3_obama-comey-jpeg-045cc_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

President Barack Obama talks with FBI Director James Comey during Comey's installation as FBI director, Monday, Oct. 28,2013, at FBI Headquarters in Washington. The president said he picked Comey to lead the FBI after interviewing many other candidates for the job. The president said at an installation ceremony for the new FBI director Monday afternoon that it wasn't Comey's educational or professional background that made him the the choice. He said it was a sense that Comey knows what's right and what's wrong. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

2_7_292013_senate-fbi-director-28201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

2_7_292013_senate-fbi-director-28201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

James B. Comey was confirmed by the Senate to become FBI director Monday via a 93-1 vote, with Sen. Rand Paul the only dissenter. Mr. Comey, who served as deputy attorney general under President George W. Bush, succeeds Robert S. Mueller III. "James Comey has big shoes to fill," said Sen. Patrick J. Leahy. (Associated Press)

fbi-budgetjpeg-0ef4e_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

fbi-budgetjpeg-0ef4e_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, before a House Appropriations, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies subcommittee hearing on the FBI fiscal 2015 budget. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

FBI Budget.JPEG-0ef4e.jpg

FBI Budget.JPEG-0ef4e.jpg

** FILE ** FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, before a House Appropriations, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies subcommittee hearing on the FBI fiscal 2015 budget. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)