Trump delays picking an FBI director — good


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President Trump’s last minute decision to put off the selection of a new FBI director until after his overseas trip is a good sign, perhaps even an indication that he’s learned something and avoided making a mistake.

In the last two days, the strange choice of former Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman had been floated as a trial balloon. It seemed like a very bad idea, and perhaps Trump has ultimately decided to deflate it. The choice of the 75-year-old Lieberman — who, remember, addressed the 2008 Republican convention, and also recently wrote a letter of recommendation for Jeff Sessions as attorney general — was never going to placate Democrats, if that’s what was intended.—More…

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