FBI chief calls Jan. 6 'domestic terrorism,' defends intel
March 3, 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray condemned the January riot at the U.S. Capitol as "domestic terrorism" Tuesday as he defended the bureau's handling of intelligence indicating the prospect for violence. He told lawmakers the information was properly shared with other law enforcement agencies even though it was raw and unverified.
Wray's comments before Congress, in a rare public appearance since the deadly Capitol attack two months ago, was the FBI's most vigorous defense against the suggestion that it had not adequately communicated the distinct possibility of violence as lawmak...