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Wed May 24, 2017, 06:54 PM

And now we know the EXACT reason why Trump considered Lieberman as FBI Director.

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 were reportedly part of the reason for Trump's reversal, Lieberman's recent history would have made him a problematic pick. He has spent the last few years advising corporations on how to deal with law enforcement investigations. He also has links to a corner of the financial world that was lately the subject of law enforcement scrutiny and he represented a financial industry group in its legal efforts to prevent poverty-stricken Puerto Rico from restructuring its debt.

Lieberman, a former Democratic senator from Connecticut, is currently a lawyer at the Kasowitz Benson and Torres — the namesake firm of Marc Kasowitz, who has just been named Donald Trump’s personal lawyer in the ongoing probe of alleged links between the White House and Russian officials. Kasowitz and Lieberman have a longstanding relationship; Kasowitz worked on the latter’s political campaigns back in the 1970s. As FBI director, Lieberman would have been in a position to steer — and potentially end — a probe of Kasowitz’s client.

http://www.rawstory.com/2017/05/joe-lieberman-had-too-many-conflicts-to-be-fbi-director/

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Reply And now we know the EXACT reason why Trump considered Lieberman as FBI Director. (Original post)
Miles Archer May 2017 OP
NightWatcher May 2017 #1
dhol82 May 2017 #2
CaliforniaPeggy May 2017 #3
NastyRiffraff May 2017 #4
GulfCoast66 May 2017 #5
2naSalit May 2017 #6

Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 06:59 PM

1. That idea was dead on arrival. I love seeing trump fail before he even starts

He WILL NOT beat this impeachment rap

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Response to NightWatcher (Reply #1)

Wed May 24, 2017, 07:04 PM

2. I will try lighting candles

Anything to make it come true.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 07:05 PM

3. Oh, hell, none of that should matter!

Look at his Cabinet: all of them have similar stories about their own experiences with the posts they now head. It didn't stop any of them!



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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 07:36 PM

4. Rachel had a lot about Kasowitz last night

He's been a lawyer for Dump for a long time. He was involved in the lawsuit of a NYT reporter who wrote a book that said Dump wasn't a billionaire; he was worth "only" about 250 million. Dump sued the writer for $5 billion, masterminded by Kasowitz. That's not a typo; he sued a reporter for $5 billion with a b. Dump lost because he couldn't prove his net worth; he said it was based on his "feelings." Predictably, he appealed, again with Kasowitz; the appeal was thrown out.

I'm really glad this loser is representing Dump again!

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Response to NastyRiffraff (Reply #4)

Wed May 24, 2017, 07:58 PM

5. Just clarifying

Trump could easily have proved his net worth by placing his taxes into evidence. He chose not to. Because he is not a Billionaire.

Had this been the major the talking points of every Democratic Party member interviewed and should have since the campaign started Hillary would have one. Flat out say we know Trump is lying...He is not a billionaire.

It would be so easy to prove.

But he will not do it.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 09:33 PM

6. Ahhh, the stench of collusion...

refreshed with every turn of the stomach.

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