The U.S. Senate approved a new Director of the FBI

The U.S. Senate approved a new Director of the FBI

WASHINGTON, 2 Jun — RIA Novosti. The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved the nomination of Christopher ray Director of the Federal Bureau of investigation.

For the candidate ray majority vote of 100 senators. Prior to this, ray received the approval of the members of the legal Committee of the upper house of Congress.

The President of the United States Donald trump in early June announced his decision to nominate to head the FBI, former Deputy head of the US Department of justice Christopher ray. This candidate trump will propose to the Congress instead of the earlier sent in the resignation of James Comey.

Komi led the investigation against trump on the subject of the alleged “relations with Russia” and were dismissed by the President in early may. Trump said that he was unable to perform his duties.

Currently, the U.S. Congress and spectracolor Robert Mueller will lead an investigation of alleged “interference of the Russian Federation” in the elections in 2016 and ties the environment trump with Russia. Moscow denies the allegations, calling them unsubstantiated.

Ray received his law degree at Yale University. He held the position of assistant US attorney General and headed the Department for criminal investigation from 2003 to 2005 under President George W. Bush. After completion of the work in the Ministry of justice ray returned to private practice.