White House says will not announce FBI director nominee on Friday

 There will be no planned announcement on Friday of US President Donald Trump`s nominee for FBI director.

Reuters| Updated: May 19, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
White House says will not announce FBI director nominee on Friday

Washington: There will be no planned announcement on Friday of US President Donald Trump`s nominee for FBI director, the White House said.

Trump fired the former director James Comey on May 9 in a surprise announcement that sparked days of political turmoil. On Thursday, the president said he was close to choosing a replacement.