Christopher Wray: If the President Asked Me to Do Something Unlawful, I Would Resign

By NTK Staff | 07.12.2017 @11:28am

"First, I would try to talk him out of it, and if that failed, I would resign," Wray told the Senate Judiciary Committee.

President Trump’s nominee to serve as FBI Director, Christopher Wray, on Wednesday told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he would resign if the president asked him to do something unlawful.

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) asked Wray what he would tell the president, if the chief executive asked him to do something unlawful or unethical.

“First, I would try to talk him out of it, and if that failed, I would resign,” Wray told Leahy.

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