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Lieberman withdraws from consideration for FBI Director

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Joe Lieberman, the former senator who had been considered the front-runner to replace James Comey at the helm of the FBI, has removed himself from consideration. He cited a potential conflict of interest, as he works for the same law firm as Marc Kasowitz, the lawyer Trump has retained to help him navigate the investigations into links between his campaign associates and Russia.

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