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FBI Director Christopher Wray to testify amid turbulence over Russia investigation

Four days after President Trump tweeted that the FBI’s reputation was “in tatters,” the bureau’s new director, Christopher A. Wray, will testify before Congress for the first time Thursday.The House Judiciary Committee hearing is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. ET.Wray will face questions from lawmakers at a time of severe turbulence within federal law enforcement and the Trump administration. He took over the FBI in the wake of Trump’s abrupt decision in May to fire the previous director, James B. Comey. The president tweeted on Sunday that Comey’s leadership left the bureau’s reputation “in tatters — worst in history!” At the time of Comey’s dismissal, however, Trump said he fired him ...