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FBI’s Wray Acts Fast to Make Changes After Scathing Report



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WASHINGTON—FBI Director Christopher Wray has ordered more than 40 changes in how the bureau seeks secret surveillance warrants and handles other matters after the Justice Department inspector general pointed out a series of flaws in the bureau’s efforts to monitor a former Trump campaign adviser.
The problems were so severe, national security officials said, they will require reforms to both Federal Bureau of Investigation policy and culture akin to those that followed the uncovering of post-9/11 civil-liberties abuses.
Some people involved in the investigation attributed the problems the inspector general unearthed to a rush to quickly investigate grave allegations and determine their veracity, but current and former officials largely agreed that some fixes are necessary.

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