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Fox News Host Sean Hannity Criticizes FBI Director Christopher Wray: 'Time For You to Do Your Job'

Fox News host Sean Hannity heavily criticized FBI Director Christopher Wray for allegedly failing to hold former members of his department accountable over anti-Trump sentiments.

During a segment on Hannity on Monday, the show’s host praised the president’s recent attack on Democrats for describing the U.S. as in a constitutional crisis.

“President Trump, rightly now is fighting back after four exonerations, calling the Democrat’s fake constitutional crisis narrative ‘pathetically untrue,’” he said, adding “that is true.”

As Hannity spoke, he displayed Trump’s Sunday tweet. “The Democrats new and pathetically untrue sound bite is that we are in a ‘Constitutional Crisis.’ They and their partner, the Fake News Media, are all told to say this a loud and as often as possible. They are a sad JOKE!.” the president wrote.

“The president is also calling out the current FBI director Christopher Wray, accusing him of protecting the same gang who tried to overthrow the duly elected president of the United States,” Hannity continued. “You know, we smelly Walmart people, irredeemable deplorables that cling to God and guns and Bibles and religion. That’s us.”

“So far I don’t see Director Wray doing a darn thing to clean up the upper echelon of this FBI. That’s his job,” he added. “For the 99% of FBI special agents that put their lives at risk for us every single day, you owe it to them to get this department, this premier law enforcement agency, right with the American people. What has Wray done to hold Comey accountable? Nothing. What about McCabe? What about Baker? What about Strzok? What about Page? Mr. Wray, it’s time for you to do your job.”

“The former highest ranking employees in his bureau committed real crimes, and yet no signs that Wray seems to care one bit to bring them to justice, or working to prevent this abuse of power hyperpartisan conduct from ever, ever happening again. But in the coming months, justice will be served. We have promised you that. With or without, well, Director Wray’s help,” Hannity concluded.

Hannity’s comments come a day after President Trump lashed out at Wray on Twitter by quoting Fox Business Network host Lou Dobbs’s criticisms of the FBI director. “Just another abuse of power in a long series of abuses of power by the Democrats that began during the Obama Administration, continued through the Mueller FBI operation, & now the baton has been passed to Jerry Nadler to continue to abuse power to harass President Trump,” the president tweeted yesterday. “Even Director James Clapper admits that the FBI actions against the Trump Presidential Campaign do in fact meet the definition of spying, perhaps FBI Director Christopher Wray will be the next to do so.”

Last month, Attorney General William Barr claimed that the FBI’s lawful investigation of members of Trump’s 2016 campaign team was “spying” during his second-consecutive day of testimony before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee.

“I think spying did occur,” Barr told lawmakers on Capitol Hill. “But the question is whether it was adequately predicated. And I’m not suggesting it wasn’t adequately predicated. But I need to explore that.”

Wray refuted Barr’s statements last week, saying he wouldn’t refer to the FBI’s monitoring of Trump campaign members as “spying.”

Screen Shot 2019-05-14 at 3 Fox News host Sean Hannity on Monday condemned Christopher Wray's performance as FBI Director. Fox News Screenshot

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