The White House has expressed confidence in the Director of the FBI, Christopher Wray following Wray's report threatening to resign rather than obediently to pressure from President Donald Trump to dismiss his deputy, Andrew McCabe.
"The president has full confidence in Director Wray. The President put him there for some reason and he judged Wray right to lead the body. And Wray does his job well, and the president is happy he is there, "White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told VOA.
The Axios news website reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions, at Trump's insistence, pressed Wray to dismiss McCabe and other members of the aides team of former FBI director James Comey, amid allegations that senior FBI officials have political prejudices in their professional work.
Axios notes that such dismissals could create a stir, and the White House reportedly relented after Wray
Trump has written several times that express his disagreement with McCabe, and he says McCabe's wife received a $ 700,000 campaign donation from what he called "Clinton dolls" when McCabe's wife campaigned in Virginia as Democrat. [ps]