- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
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Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism and Homeland SecurityIntroducedJanuary 14th, 2019
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President Trump’s politically motivated firing of James Comey was a clear abuse of presidential power. This bill is needed to ensure that FBI Directors are able to carry out their jobs without the threat of political blowback or being fired.
President Trump was within his rights as president to fire James Comey. There’s no good reason to constrain presidential power vis-a-vis the FBI Director — he or she serves at the whim of the president, just like many other presidential appointees.