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On Trump's Shortlist for FBI Chief: Lieberman, Townsend, Keating

Bloomberg ------ Just a day before Donald Trump sets out on his first foreign trip since taking office, the U.S. president continues to weigh candidates to replace fired Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey. Trump has said he could make “a fast decision” on his pick, though little time remains before he departs Friday afternoon on an eight-day trip that will take him from Saudi Arabia to Israel, Italy and Belgium. While any Trump nominee may face a tough Senate confirmation battle, the pressure for him to make his pick eased a bit when Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein named former FBI Director Robert Mueller special counsel overseeing the federal probe of Russia’s role in the 2016 election and any possible links to Trump associates. With no permanent FBI chief in place, the bureau continues to be run by Acting Director Andrew McCabe. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

On Trump's Shortlist for FBI Chief: Lieberman, Townsend, Keating - Read More from Bloomberg

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