OBAMA CONTINUES TO BACK FBI DIRECTOR COMEY: WHITE HOUSE
President Barack Obama remains confident in FBI Director James Comey's ability to the lead the agency in the aftermath of the probe of Democrat Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, the White House said on Monday. "The president views Director Comey as a man of integrity, a man of principle," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters in a briefing. "The president's views of him have not changed. ... He continues to have confidence in his ability to run the FBI." Comey has faced intense criticism for his decision to inform Congress days before Tuesday's presidential election.