Hoeven: Senate Confirms Christopher Wray as FBI Director

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Christopher Wray as the director for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI):

“The position of FBI Director carries tremendous power and responsibility, especially in light of the continued threat from extremist groups around the world and the ongoing investigations into Russian interference during the 2016 election,” Hoeven said. “Christopher Wray has received many bipartisan endorsements and was approved unanimously by the Senate Judiciary Committee. He has a strong record that indicates he will serve as an independent leader and work tirelessly to enforce our laws and protect our nation.”