Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, who was at one point a top contender for the role of FBI director, said in his discussions with President Trump about the job, the president never demanded loyalty from him.
Meghan Keneally, ABC News: Former Sen. Joe Lieberman sent a letter to President Donald Trump yesterday withdrawing his name from consideration for FBI director, citing a potential conflict of interest. In the letter, Lieberman citesShow More Summary
We won't have Joe Lieberman to kick around anymore, and Donald Trump won't have him to kick around at all.
On Thursday, former Senator Joe Lieberman revealed that he felt letdown by some congressional Democrats who ripped his possible nomination to be FBI director by President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration for the role of FBI director, becoming the latest contender to pull out of a search process that President Donald Trump said a week ago was moving...Show More Summary
Welp, that was terrible while it lasted. NBC News: Former senator and Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Lieberman withdrew himself from consideration to be the next director of the FBI on Thursday, saying his work with an attorney...Show More Summary
"Just being thought of for this position was a great honor"
Former senator Joe Lieberman withdrew his name from FBI director candidate pool.
A week ago, Trump had said Lieberman was a top pick to replace James Comey.
Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, once a leading contender for FBI director, “withdrew himself from consideration for the post in a letter to President Donald Trump, citing the appearance of a conflict of interest,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “The former [...]
Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, once a leading contender for FBI director, on Thursday withdrew himself from consideration for the post in a letter to President Donald Trump, citing the appearance of a conflict of interest.
Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman formally withdrew his name from consideration to replace James Comey as director of the FBI on Thursday after President Donald Trump selected a lawyer from Lieberman's law firm to represent him in...Show More Summary
Former senator Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.) has withdrawn his name from consideration for FBI director. Lieberman cited the potential appearance of a conflict after President Trump hired his longtime attorney Marc Kasowitz — who is a partner at the same law firm where Lieberman is senior counsel — as his outside attorney in the ongoing investigations into […]
Former US senator Joe Lieberman withdrew from consideration as FBI director Thursday after President Donald Trump chose a lawyer from the same law firm where Lieberman worked to advise him on the deepening Russia scandal. As head ofShow More Summary
WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Senator and Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration to be the next director of the FBI, citing the potential for an appearance of a conflict of interest, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
"If anything would make you cynical about this town, that's it"
President Donald Trump is reportedly no longer considering former Senator Joe Lieberman as a possible replacement for fired FBI director James Comey. While concerns about Lieberman’s lack of law enforcement experience and his ties to a law firm that has done business on Trump’s behalf...
Before leaving for his overseas trip, President Donald Trump told reporters he would nominate a new FBI director “very soon” and that former Senator Joe Lieberman was a top pick. But the president is no closer to naming a possible replacement for James Comey, whom he fired on May 9, CNN reported on...
Former U.S. senator Joe Lieberman, who had risen to the top of President Trump's list of candidates to serve as the next FBI director, has fallen from the top tier amid concerns about bipartisan pushback to his nomination. Lieberman, who met with Trump last week and was said to be a surprise favorite for the […]
Trump just lost all his Joementum in the search to replace James Comey.