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Wed May 24, 2017, 12:13 PM

Townsend: Trump team approached me for FBI director

Source: Politico

Fran Townsend, the former homeland security adviser to President George W. Bush, confirmed to POLITICO that the Trump administration has approached her about replacing ousted FBI Director James Comey.

In this week’s episode of the Women Rule podcast, Townsend revealed her thoughts about being thrust into the middle of the controversial job search after President Donald Trump abruptly fired Comey earlier this month.

“I’ve talked to folks in the administration about it,” she told POLITICO’s Carrie Budoff Brown about the role.

A woman has never led the investigative agency, and Townsend noted that her candidacy for the job is itself “history-making.”

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/24/townsend-trump-team-approached-me-for-fbi-director-238731



Verbatim transcript:

"Please, please, PLEASE take the job; nobody else will..."

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 12:33 PM

1. Ah, yes; Fran Townsend.

Ah, Fran Townsend. The little political shitwad who once went on CNN to refute Tom Ridge's admission that BushCo pushing bogus terror alerts to divert attention from whatever fuck-up they were currently inflicting on the country.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 01:07 PM

2. She has one of the all time great quotes

"It's a success that hasn't occurred yet."

— Homeland Security Adviser Fran Townsend, redefining the Bush Administration's "failure" to capture Osama bin Laden

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 01:28 PM

3. Thanks grins and underpants for the great observations.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 05:00 PM

4. Don't do it Pete!!!

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