The Trump administration is considering nearly a dozen candidates — a list that includes top current and former lawmakers as well as law enforcement figures — to replace fired FBI Director James Comey, a White House official briefed on the matter told Fox News on Friday.

The timeline for a nomination is unclear, but the official said they are moving quickly.

According to the White House official, the candidates include:

    Ray Kelly, the former and longest-serving New York City police commissioner

    Mike Rogers, former House Intelligence Committee chairman and former FBI agent

    Former Assistant Attorney General Alice Fisher

    Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.

    Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas

    Paul Abbate, executive assistant director for the Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch

    Former New York prosecutor Mike Garcia

    Mayor of Colorado Springs John Suthers

    Former federal appellate court Judge Michael Luttig, now executive vice president of Boeing

    Larry Thompson, former deputy attorney general under President George W. Bush

    Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe

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