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Trump to Interview Joe Lieberman for FBI Director Job

Trump to Interview Joe Lieberman for FBI Director Job

WASHINGTON, D.C. Former U.S. Senator, Attorney General and Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman is one of three people President Donald Trump is considering as Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

During an Oval Office appearance with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Trump was also asked whether former Connecticut Sen.

According to a travel pool report, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters aboard Air Force One that Trump is slated to meet Wednesday afternoon with four candidates to replace fired FBI Director James Comey.

The other candidates scheduled to speak with Trump about the job are acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, former Oklahoma Gov.

A November 25 news release from Trump's transition team quoted Lieberman praising Trump's selection of K.T. McFarland as deputy national security adviser.

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Three of the four candidates mentioned Wednesday were not among those names initially reported to be under consideration, with the DOJ conducting interviews with seven additional candidates over the weekend.

Keating said afterward that he'd had a "good conversation". But Trump said Saturday that he would act quickly to appoint a successor. The firing also came as Comey was leading investigations into allegations that the Trump campaign and transition team had inappropriate contacts with Russian Federation.

Lieberman was Democrat Al Gore's vice presidential nominee in 2000 and unsuccessfully ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004.

Press Secretary Sean Spicer informed reporters about the meetings as Trump flew to Washington after addressing U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduates in CT. John McCain's presidential bid in 2008 over Barack Obama, speaking at the Republican National Convention that year.

Gore/Lieberman ended up losing the 2000 presidential election to then-presidential candidate George W. Bush and candidate for vice president, Dick Cheney. John Cornyn of Texas, both Republicans; Alice Fisher, the former head of the Justice Department's criminal division; and Michael Garcia, a former US attorney from Manhattan.


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