FBI Director Nominee Rebuts Trump, Says Mueller Probe Is Not a ‘Witch Hunt’


During his big hearing today, FBI director nominee Christopher Wray said he doesn’t agree with President Trump about Robert Mueller‘s probe being a “witch hunt.”

The President, you may recall, has used the phrase several times:

And just this morning:

Senator Lindsey Graham, in the context of talking about the new Donald Trump Jr. revelations, asked Wray about the “witch hunt” characterization.

Wray replied, “I do not consider Director Mueller to be on a witch hunt.”

Watch above, via CNN.

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