Topic: James Comey
The FBI's evolution into a cyber-crime-fighting agency, a decade in the works, has made the bureau 'one of the best in the world' at cracking computer crime. Cyber threats are poised to rival terrorism as the primary danger to US, says FBI's director.
James Comey, a Republican who served under George W. Bush, told the senators he considered waterboarding torture. The FBI nominee sailed through his confirmation hearing with bipartisan support.
The White House announced today that on Friday, President Obama will nominate Bush's Deputy Attorney General James Comey to head the FBI.
Bush and Cheney thought so, but some Justice Department officials said they were illegal.
07/11/2009 01:00 am