October 23, 2017

Who Should Replace James Comey At The FBI?

My candidate to replace James Comey at the FBI would be someone within the agency who is not Andy McCabe. The Hillary pardon — and that is what the non-indictment was — evidently tore the agency in part.

Some agents resent giving her a pass. Some agents resent the October Surprise in which Comey, either by choice or stupidity, wrote a letter to Congress that re-opened the case.

Some agents also liked Comey. He was a good boss who made a helluva mistake last July.

Need I remind readers that all speculation about Christie, etc., is in a media that told us Giuliani was a lock for secretary of state, and Christie would be the attorney general.

Another possibility is someone from his list of 21 Supreme Court nominees. I would be fine with any of them.

Trump knows he needs to heal the FBI. Someone flashy will not do that. FBI agents are lawyers who would respect a judge. Perhaps that ultimately is the answer.

By Don Surber

Don Surber is a retired newspaperman and columnist of forty years experience living in Poca, West Virginia. In July, he published Trump the Press on Amazon, a look at how the experts got the Republican nomination wrong.His bestselling new book, Trump The Establishment is a stirring sequel covering the election.

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