A Look at the Candidates Trump Is Considering to Head the F.B.I.

Mike Rogers

Mr. Rogers is the former chairman of the powerful House Intelligence Committee, who represented Michigan and once served as an agent in the bureau. Respected among agents who felt he was a straight shooter, he probably has the credibility to steer the F.B.I. out of a hurricane of bad publicity.

Raymond W. Kelly

Mr. Trump and his advisers have asked some people whether they believe Mr. Kelly, the former New York police commissioner, would be “loyal,”

.. assess whether Mr. Kelly would seek to advance his own image, as Mr. Trump accused Mr. Comey of doing.

.. Mr. Kelly is said to be seen as outside the top tier of candidates because the job is a 10-year appointment and at 75