By Bill O’Neil
Senator John Cornyn will not be the next FBI Director.
The Senate’s Number Two Republican said he has informed the Trump Administration he’s committed to helping them find a well-credentialed, independent FBI Director, while the best way he can continue to serve is by continuing to fight for a conservative agenda in the U.S. Senate.
“I have always considered public service to be a great privilege. How I can best serve my fellow Texans and my country has, and will continue to be, my guiding principle” Cornyn said in a statement, adding “I’m eager to continue working with the Administration and the rest of my colleagues to make Texas and our country stronger.”
Cornyn was one of several names being mentioned as a possible successor for James Comey, who the President fired last week.