FBI looks to see whether they made mistakes in Rahami probe
WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey says the FBI will look into past contacts it had with the father of the man accused in the Manhattan bombing to see if anything could have been done differently.
Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul told Comey on Tuesday that several individuals accused of attacks had at one point been known to the FBI. He asked Comey whether mistakes have been made in those investigations.
Comey said the FBI is fallible and that, when it makes a mistake, the agency is open about it.
He didn't say any mistakes had been made in past terror cases, but he noted that the FBI is looking into its past investigations of the Orlando, Florida nightclub shooter. And he says they're looking into past interactions with the father of Ahmad Khan Rahami, who was charged last week in the Manhattan explosion.
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