Cornyn no longer a candidate for FBI director

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks during a 2015 news conference in Washington, D.C. Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters WASHINGTON — Texas Sen. John Cornyn has taken himself out of the running to be FBI director, telling the Trump administration that he’ll stay in the Senate. Cornyn was interviewed for the post after President Donald Trump fired James Comey. But he said in a statement Tuesday that “the best way I can serve is continuing to fight for a conservative agenda in the U.S....

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