Lieberman as head of FBI would be ‘big mistake,’ Booker says
NEWARK — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) told reporters Friday appointing a politician to lead the FBI would “send the wrong message at the wrong time” and urged President Trump to pick a leader with deep ties to the law enforcement community.
The frontrunner to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey is reportedly four-term former senator from Connecticut and Democratic vice presidential nominee, Joe Lieberman.
“I think it’d be a big mistake to nominate Joe Lieberman,” Booker told reporters outside Newark International Liberty Airport after a rally for workers. “This is not a time to put a politician, …