Sen. Tom Cotton: Mr. Wray are you aware of a gentleman by the name of Oleg Derispaska?
FBI Chief Christopher Wray: I’ve heard the name.
Cotton: Is it fair to call him a Putin-linked Russian oligarch.
Wray: Well I’ll leave that characterization to others and certainly not in this setting.
Cotton: Chuck Grassley the chairman of the Judiciary Committee last week sent a letter to a London based lawyer who represents Derispaska and asked if Mr Steele was employed either directly or indirectly by Oleg Derispaska at the time he was running the Steele dossier. Do you know if Christopher Steele worked for Oleg Derispaska?
Wray: That’s not something I can answer.
Cotton: Could we discuss it in a classified setting?: