Congressman Sean Maloney

Representing the 18th District of New York

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Maloney Statement After Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

May 9, 2017
Press Release

Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after President Donald Trump fired James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

“For the second time in U.S. history an American president has fired the Director of the FBI. It's a Tuesday night massacre. This raises as many questions as it answers and the public deserves a real explanation from the President.

"I only have two words - independent investigation."