Politics

Many GOP Members of Congress Are Concerned About Comey’s Firing

Two days after the firing, here's what Republicans are saying about the move by Trump

Updated as of 5:14 p.m. on Thursday, May 11

It’s been 48 hours since the news broke that President Donald Trump had fired FBI Director James B. Comey and while his replacement and other next steps remain unclear, one trend is gaining clarity — many GOP lawmakers are not excited about the president's move.

Roll Call tracked down each response — when there was one — by a GOP member of Congress to the Comey news. Of the 290 Republicans in both the House (there at 238) and Senate (there are 52), 169 have weighed in. 

Here’s our full list:

 

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