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In this image released by ABC News, correspondent George Stephanopoulos (left) appears with former FBI director James Comey for a taped interview that aired during a prime-time 20/20 special on Sunday. Ralph Alswang/AP hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is interviewing potential candidates for interim FBI director Wednesday, despite his pledge to recuse himself from Trump campaign-related FBI investigations. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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FBI Director James Comey is pictured earlier this month during his swearing-in ceremony at the Justice Department in Washington, D.C. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Newly minted FBI Director James Comey speaks at a swearing-in ceremony last week at the Justice Department in Washington, D.C. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Former Deputy Attorney General James B. Comey waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on May 15, 2007. NPR has learned that Comey is in line to become President Obama's choice as the next FBI director. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Former Justice Official In Line To Be Named FBI Chief

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