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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 08:  Senate Judicary Committee member Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) listens to witnesses during a subcommittee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill May 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified to the subcommittee that she had warned the White House about contacts between former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and Russia that might make him vulnerable to blackmail.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 08:  Senate Judicary Committee member Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) listens to witnesses during a subcommittee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill May 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified to the subcommittee that she had warned the White House about contacts between former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and Russia that might make him vulnerable to blackmail.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Sources say that John Cornyn, who declined earlier this week, was President Trump's top choice to replace James Comey as the new FBI director. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.