Christopher Wray was sworn in as FBI director, Wednesday, officially assuming the position after his predecessor James Comey, was abruptly fired in May by President Donald Trump.
According to POLITICO, Wray was confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday, in a 92-to-5 vote.
In a statement after the swearing-in ceremony led by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Wray said, ”
“It is the honor of a lifetime to serve as the director, I long ago grew to know and admire the FBI from my earliest days as a line prosecutor to my years as assistant attorney general. I am excited, humbled, and grateful, therefore, to have this chance to work side-by-side again with these fine professionals for the good of the country and the cause of justice” he said.