06.07.17

Senator Lankford Statement on Nomination of FBI Director

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today issued the following statement on President’s Trump’s nomination of Christopher A. Wray to be the new Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director: 

"The work of the FBI and the Intelligence Community is extremely important for our fight against terrorism, and the FBI continues to be at the forefront of fighting crime. With the many threats that the US faces domestically and internationally, we need a strong FBI Director. In the coming weeks, we will evaluate Christopher Wray's qualifications to lead the FBI and his plans for our security and law enforcement."

Senator Lankford serves on the Senate Intelligence Committee, the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, which has jurisdiction over the FBI.

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