( CNN) Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe Thursday turned down assertions by the White House that FBI workers had actually despaired in James Comey which the bureau's probe right into Russian political election meddling was just one of its most small worries.

” I hold Director Comey in the outright highest possible respect. I have the highest possible regard for his significant capacities and also his stability,” McCabe informed participants of the Senate knowledge board.

Heclaimed Comey, that was terminated by President Donald Trump on Tuesday, delighted in “wide assistance within the FBI and also still does to now.” He included, “Thebulk, the huge bulk of FBI workers took pleasure in a deep, favorable link to Director Comey.”

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