U.S. Senator Perdue stands behind President Trump after firing FBI Director James Comey

U.S. Senator Perdue stands behind President Trump after firing FBI Director James Comey

(WTVM) – U.S. Senator Perdue has released a statement following President Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey.

Perdue released the following statement:

"President Trump acted decisively and within his authority, and I stand behind him. The FBI is much larger than one person and the bureau has thousands of agents working hard every day to keep our nation safe. I am confident a new permanent director will be nominated and confirmed as soon as possible."

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