FBI Director to speak at UT on Thursday


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FBI Director James Comey will speak at the University on Thursday at an event open the public.

Comey will speak in a symposium titled, “Intelligence in Defense of the Homeland,” as part of UT’s Intelligence Studies Project Spring Conference.

Comey appeared Monday before the House Intelligence Committee to testify regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election. He is best known for testifying in the Hillary Clinton email controversy in November 2016.

The event will take place at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center Ballroom from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Comey will speak at 10:30 a.m. and will not be taking questions from reporters.

Registration is currently full for the event, and the waitlist is now open.

Other important speakers include Thomas Bossert, the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, and William McRaven, UT System Chancellor.