Lawmakers urge President Trump to avoid picking a politician as new FBI director

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the White House in D.C. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters WASHINGTON — As President Donald Trump considers a replacement for fired FBI Director James Comey, lawmakers are urging the president to steer clear of appointing any politicians. The advice came Sunday amid more criticism over Trump’s dismissal of Comey during an FBI probe of Russia’s meddling with last year’s...

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