Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) has told the Trump administration he will no longer pursue the post of FBI director. The second-ranking GOP senator interviewed for the job last weekend.

“Now more than ever the country needs a well-credentialed, independent FBI director. I’ve informed the administration that I’m committed to helping them find such an individual, and that the best way I can serve is continuing to fight for a conservative agenda in the U.S. Senate,” Cornyn said in a statement.

Source: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/16/cornyn-pulls-out-of-running-for-fbi-director-job-238455

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