Top FBI Official Is Stepping Down

FBI General Counsel Dana Boente has officially announced he is retiring.

“For 38 years, Dana has served our nation in a variety of senior roles at the Department of Justice,” said FBI Director Chris Wray said in a statement.

“Few people have served so well in so many critical, high-level roles at the Department,” said Director Wray. Boente has, according to Wray, “demonstrated a selfless determination to ensure that justice is always served on behalf of our citizens.”

“We should all be grateful for his dedication to the Department of Justice, the FBI, and the American people,” Wray added. “As a colleague and a friend, I wish Dana the very best as he begins the next chapter in his life.”

It is not clear as to the reason of Boente’s retirement.

To read more from Fox New’s report on the sudden retirement, click here.

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