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Lindsey Graham: Joe Lieberman
´a good choice´ for FBI director

Washington Examiner, by Daniel Chaitin

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 5/18/2017 4:13:03 PM

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Thursday that Joe Lieberman would be a "good choice" for FBI director. The senator was asked about Lieberman by reporters upon walking out of a full-Senate meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who the Trump administration has said made the case that James Comey should be fired as FBI director. Comey was fired by Trump last week amid conflicting accounts about how the decision was reached. Lieberman, a former senator from Connecticut who was Al Gore´s running mate in 2000, is a top candidate for the position, Trump confirmed Thursday. Graham praised Lieberman as

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Oh groan. How in the world did Lieberman all of a sudden get to be the top pick?? I just do not understand that. In the terrifying world we live in he DOES NOT have the law enforcement background necessary for that position. I´m very concerned over the events of the last few days. Ray Kelly is the best choice IMHO. My only hope is just because Trump said Lieberman is a ´top´ pick doesn´t mean he is THE pick. One can only hope.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: subal, 5/18/2017 4:16:55 PM     (No. 11257584)

NO, NO, NO !!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 5/18/2017 4:18:35 PM     (No. 11257587)

Not impressed, merely depressed. You think this guy isn´t political? He goes back to the Al Gore days.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ravenhaven, 5/18/2017 4:19:02 PM     (No. 11257588)

Graham supports. All we need to know.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 5/18/2017 4:20:39 PM     (No. 11257593)

That recommendation, alone, should doom him.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MainelySane, 5/18/2017 4:24:16 PM     (No. 11257601)

Graham´s endorsement removes any doubt that Liebermann´s appointment would be a disaster. Graham is such slimy creature.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: crimea river, 5/18/2017 4:35:21 PM     (No. 11257618)

This is a clear signal to The Donald to drop Lieberman NOW!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: daisymay, 5/18/2017 4:35:37 PM     (No. 11257619)

If that´s the Best Trump can come up with, I would say he is in big trouble! Of all the smart, YOUNG and experienced people he can pick, who have served this country, he chooses a 75 year old DEMOCRAT! I think that would do it for me! I´m already depressed that he can´t keep his Big Mouth Shut and act like THE PRESIDENT instead of a Whining Teenager! PULEEZE tell me this is just a Leak to throw everyone off the Real person who will get the job!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Lalo, 5/18/2017 4:37:35 PM     (No. 11257621)

He is even a few months older than Kelly.

He might be as comfortable as an old shoe for the president. He is honest, relatively independent, competent and easily confirmable. But is he not a bit laid back for this job description?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: HonestDon, 5/18/2017 4:39:53 PM     (No. 11257625)

It´s gotta stink if Lefty Lindsey likes it. I suppose McLame will be on-board, too.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: JMEGrammy, 5/18/2017 4:40:07 PM     (No. 11257626)

He´s always reminded me of the father (Willy?) from ALF. I repeat, No, No, No!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 5/18/2017 4:41:55 PM     (No. 11257628)

He was Al Gore´s top pick. He has to be good! Oh wait...

If Trump thinks picking a Democrat for FBI Director will get the impeachment wolves called off, he better think again. Find a good reliable Republican. Donald, do not listen to Lindsey Graham.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Hardright, 5/18/2017 4:47:18 PM     (No. 11257629)

McCain also supports him. That should knock him off the list.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 5/18/2017 5:00:14 PM     (No. 11257642)

Which is why you´re president, Lindsey

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 5/18/2017 5:06:23 PM     (No. 11257645)

Joe Lieberman has all the personality of a bowl of milk toast. Not to mention he doesn´t work or drive on his Sabbath day. That is all well and good, but the fact remains that crime doesn´t run on his schedule.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: planetgeo, 5/18/2017 5:33:03 PM     (No. 11257669)

What, Chuck Schumer´s not available, Lindsey?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Phantomll, 5/18/2017 5:33:52 PM     (No. 11257671)

What a horrible choice! Joe LIEberman has always reminded me of Alfred E Neuman. What, me worry? Good grief - choose someone with law enforcement experience!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 5/18/2017 5:36:59 PM     (No. 11257675)

Lieberman is a good man, but not the man for FBI Director.

He can not assauge the visceral hatred of the Democrats. He can not make friends with them. You can not "break bread" with people who are intent on poisoning hem.

Just say NO! to politicians.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: lakerman1, 5/18/2017 5:37:00 PM     (No. 11257676)

Management experience? No. Energetic? No.
I would never accept a recommendation from Lindsey ot McCain about anything. Nothing!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: earlybird, 5/18/2017 5:42:15 PM     (No. 11257684)

I think this stuff is more “fair and balanced” chess playing.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: earlybird, 5/18/2017 5:43:35 PM     (No. 11257686)

Eeny, meeny, miney, moe….

I’ll be the choice turns out to be none of the above.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: earlybird, 5/18/2017 5:44:04 PM     (No. 11257689)

I’ll bet the choice...

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Reply 22 - Posted by: snakeoil, 5/18/2017 5:50:36 PM     (No. 11257695)

Pardon Gordon Liddy and put him in. He´s only 86. I don´t want to dis Joe Lieberman but he´s not the answer. I don´t know who is.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Flipper3, 5/18/2017 5:54:10 PM     (No. 11257700)

Meh. I don´t think so.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Bubby, 5/18/2017 6:06:42 PM     (No. 11257713)

No more politicians, no more attorneys I want someone who has actually fired and carried a gun, who has LE experience as the FBI director. The black sheriff who just took a job with Homeland Security David Clarke would be better than old Joe. Oh please the corruption in Washington is beyond belief and Joe Lieberman is the best we have in 300 hundred million people? Come on!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: jales, 5/18/2017 6:14:24 PM     (No. 11257718)



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Reply 26 - Posted by: citizen, 5/18/2017 6:21:26 PM     (No. 11257720)

Go all the way then...Hillary for FBI? Why on earth would Pres. Trump make this a political appt. anyway...there are high calilber law enforcement inviduals with unquestionable integrity...something the FBI desperately needs.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: crate, 5/18/2017 6:31:04 PM     (No. 11257732)

What qualifications does he have.....NONE!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: rochow, 5/18/2017 6:40:01 PM     (No. 11257750)

NEITHER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Reply 29 - Posted by: dvc, 5/18/2017 6:41:39 PM     (No. 11257755)

No, he would be a horrible choice.

Worthless Drmo politicians are NEVER a good choice where honesty and actual capability are required.

Very bad. Gotta be Kushner, prob listening to Gorelich.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Safari Man, 5/18/2017 6:41:48 PM     (No. 11257756)

All I know is, if Gomer says its good, its bad.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 5/18/2017 6:42:58 PM     (No. 11257759)

It takes a wuss to know a wuss....

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 5/18/2017 6:58:24 PM     (No. 11257778)

Lindsie, did you say something, Jack?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Lalo, 5/18/2017 7:00:14 PM     (No. 11257781)

Elliott Ness he´s not - which is what K´hammer just said we need.

I still say - Ray Kelly until they find a younger Ray Kelly or Elliott Ness.


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Reply 34 - Posted by: Judy, 5/18/2017 7:18:09 PM     (No. 11257810)

Have mercy. We do Not. Need any more senators in the cabinet. Who in The heck is Trump listening to? McCain & Graham! This is a joke about Lieberman, right?


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Reply 35 - Posted by: Hazymac, 5/18/2017 7:44:25 PM     (No. 11257852)

The FBI Director should be, first and foremost, a great policeman--not a politician and not a bureaucrat. I think Ray Kelly, Mayor Giuliani´s stalwart police commissioner, especially in the aftermath of 9/11, is the best qualified. He should be appointed. Lieberman is unqualified.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: TXknitter, 5/18/2017 7:45:17 PM     (No. 11257855)

What is this complimenting Joe Lieberman? An Independent who is a tried and true Democrat? A man who proudly stated on FNC live and in color during the campaign that he proudly intended to vote for Hillary? I don´t remember him ever showing his face to stand against Obama´s dictatorial shredding of the Constitution.

It shows you what a disastrous idea it is that Dr. K thinks its a weak choice.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Tianne, 5/18/2017 8:39:33 PM     (No. 11257892)

Mr. Joe Lieberman, former (maybe current) best friend of John McCain before Lindsey Graham took his place - that Joe Lieberman?

Agree with OP comments and with other posters who vehemently wrote, "NO!!".

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Moonspinner, 5/18/2017 8:43:17 PM     (No. 11257894)

Of course sissy pants RINO Lindsey Graham would want a Democrat as the head of the FBI. As if Trump didn´t have enough Democrat holdovers from Obama and Clinton administrations, just add another Democrat to sabotage the Trump administration.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: earlybird, 5/18/2017 9:09:03 PM     (No. 11257914)

I agree with #35.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Kristen, 5/18/2017 11:00:42 PM     (No. 11257999)

If Lindsay Graham says Lieberman is a good choice, then that is another strike against McCain´s buddy Lieberman,

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Reply 41 - Posted by: broken01, 5/19/2017 11:41:21 AM     (No. 11258518)

If Lindsey Graham and John McCain are for it President Trump should be dead set against it. They need someone with a solid background in law enforcement who isn´t afraid to make changes. Joe Lieberman is not that person.

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New revelations have surfaced that the Obama administration abused intelligence during the election by launching a massive domestic-spy campaign that included snooping on Trump officials. The irony is mind-boggling: Targeting political opposition is long a technique of police states like Russia, which Team Obama has loudly condemned for allegedly using its own intelligence agencies to hack into our election. The revelations, as well as testimony this week from former Obama intel officials, show the extent to which the Obama administration politicized and weaponized intelligence against Americans. Thanks to Circa News, we now know the National Security Agency under President Barack Obama routinely violated

There Was No ‘Golden Age’ of Air Travel
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New York Times, by Patrick Smith    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 5/28/2017 5:27:18 AM     Post Reply
It’s pile-on time for America’s commercial airlines. The contempt people hold for them has long been severe, but following a raft of highly publicized incidents, resentment has hit a fever pitch. It started about a month ago, with the forced removal of a passenger onboard a United Express flight. This was followed by several more airlines-behaving-badly controversies, up to and including the death of Simon, a giant rabbit who perished after a London-to-Chicago United flight. Over and over we are reminded about the hellishness that is commercial flying. Enabled by cellphone cameras and the catalyst of social media, even the most

´We´d consider it espionage´: Bush´s CIA
Director says Jared Kushner could be
guilty of SPYING over his alleged ´plan
for a secret back-channel to Russia´

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Daily Mail [UK], by Liam Quinn    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 5/27/2017 4:53:38 PM     Post Reply
The White House is said to have gone into crisis mode amid reports Jared Kushner is the focus of the FBI´s Russia investigation, while a former CIA boss accusing the president´s son-in-law of perhaps having committed ´espionage´. Donald Trump will meet with his private legal team - led by New York lawyer Marc Kasowitz - after it was reported on Friday that Kushner had contact with Russia´s US ambassador Sergei Kislyak about creating a secret back-channel in order to avoid having their communications detected by US authorities. The New York Times reported Saturday Trump´s aides have: ´recru

Macron says handshake with Trump
‘wasn´t innocent’

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The Hill, by Max Greenwood    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 5/28/2017 10:52:40 AM     Post Reply
French President Emmanuel Macron acknowledged to a French newspaper that his intense handshake with President Trump ahead of the NATO summit in Brussels "wasn´t innocent," but instead was meant as a show of resolve, The Associated Press reported Sunday. "One must show that you won´t make small concessions, even symbolic ones, but also not over-publicize things, either," he told Le Journal du Dimanche, according to the AP. The handshake between Macron and Trump on Thursday drew attention for its visible intensity, with both pairs of knuckles turning white from pressure. [snip] While Macron reportedly sought to convey strength with the


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