Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday he is “disappointed” with President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Directory James Comey, arguing such a move reinforces his calls for a special congressional panel to investigate Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election.

“While the President has the legal authority to remove the Director of the FBI, I am disappointed in the President’s decision to remove James Comey from office,” McCain said in a statement.

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“But when you fire probably, arguably the most respected person in America, you better have a very good explanation, and so far I haven’t seen that.” – John McCain

“James Comey is a man of honor and integrity, and he has led the FBI well in extraordinary circumstances,” John McCain said in a written statement. “I have long called for a special congressional committee to investigate Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. The president’s decision to remove the FBI Director only confirms the need and the urgency of such a committee.”

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Here’s a few more statements from #NeverTrump Republicans.

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