Wray evades questions about FBI’s role in Jan. 6th protests

Investigation Director Christopher Wray prepares to testify before the House Homeland Security Committee in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill on November 15, 2022 in Washington, DC. Wray, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and National Counterterrorism Center Director Christine Abizaid testified about the current threat level against the United States, including both physical and cyber attacks. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray prepares to testify before the House Homeland Security Committee in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill on November 15, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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UPDATED 2:12 PM PT – Wednesday, November 16, 2022

FBI Director Chris Wray evades the question about the Bureau’s involvement with the January 6th protest.

During a Congressional hearing Tuesday, Wray claimed it is false to assume FBI informants instigated violence during the protest.

However, he did not confirm or deny whether the FBI was involved in any other capacity.

Republican lawmakers also focused on Ray Epps and other suspected FBI informants who called for violence on January 6th.

Republicans are ramping up pressure to expose political bias at the FBI and its alleged role in U.S. politics touting investigations after forming a House majority in January 2023.