The agency's director reportedly visited the Russian capital in May.
George Papadopoulos, a young foreign policy adviser to Trump's campaign, suggested the candidate meet with Russian leaders, The Washington Post reported on Monday evening.
The Tupolev Tu-154 plane was unarmed and is one of over a dozen flights over foreign territory Russia has carried out as part of the same initiative.
Thirty-five percent of Gallup poll respondents believe the president did nothing wrong.
U.S. investigators are probing whether there was collusion between the Kremlin and Trump's Republican presidential campaign.
Vetoes, pocket vetoes and other ways the White House can avoid implementing legislation.
The president went after his attorney general on Twitter and ended up taking a swipe at Ukraine and election opponent Hillary Clinton.
The favorable recommendation was expected as more than half of committee members had publicly expressed support for Wray.
While Trump has worried some that he spoke to Putin without any official record of it, the Kremlin tried to set the record straight.
Kaveladze was once involved in a congressional money-laundering investigation.
The Kremlin initially refused to respond to Barack Obama's last round of sanctions. Russian officials are now warning "retaliatory measures" may follow if they are not lifted.
Yuri Chaika is a well-known target for Putin critics. Could he be the "crown prosecutor" that Trump Jr. was told had damaging information on Clinton?
Yes, the press has been reporting assiduously on Russia, but only because Trump appears to have so flagrantly violated the rules and norms of American democracy.
"I have great respect for Russia," Trump said during a speech at Miss Universe in Moscow.
Since 1972, the average length of time between the nomination and confirmation of a director has been 20 days, excluding the special second appointment of Robert Mueller.
"My loyalty is to the Constitution and to the rule of law," Wray told the committee.
Trump's pick to succeed James Comey appeared for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Russia insists it's time to stop involving Moscow in the allegations surrounding President Donald Trump's son.
By Trump Jr.'s own admission, he expected Azerbaijani businessman Aras Agalarov to supply him with incriminating evidence against Clinton, via a middleman.
The measure will force President Donald Trump to get Congress approval before easing sanctions on Russia.
The Senate wants to give lawmakers more say over any changes to Russia sanctions as Donald Trump's Russian scandal continues.
Social media users have spotted a sly joke in a Smirnoff ad.
Jeff Sessions will appear before the Senate's intelligence committee on Tuesday.
The former FBI director will speak about his interactions with Trump, including how the president demanded loyalty and made other requests.
Former FBI director James Comey will testify Thursday on the Russia probe and whether the president attempted to obstruct investigations.
Former diplomats fact-check remarks made by the Russian president in interviews with NBC's Megyn Kelly.