Senate Confirms Comey As FBI Director

Senate Confirms Comey As FBI Director

The Senate on Monday confirmed James Comey as the seventh director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation with a 93-1 vote.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., voted β€œno,” becoming the first senator to vote against an FBI director since the death of J. Edgar Hoover in 1972. Two senators β€” Oregon Democrats Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden β€” voted β€œpresent.”

NBC News