James Comey speaks alongside outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller after being nominated by U.S. President Barack Obama to replace Mueller, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington


James Comey (R), a Republican who served in the Bush Justice Department, speaks alongside outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller after being nominated by U.S. President Barack Obama (not pictured) to replace Mueller, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, June 21, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)