Joe Lieberman’s Benghazi Connection: Trump’s possible FBI chief pick lobbied for a Libyan politican who courted a Benghazi terrorist suspect
By David Corn
May 20, 2017
As President Donald Trump escaped Washington on Friday for his first overseas trip, the White House announced that he wasn’t yet ready to reveal his pick to replace James Comey, the FBI director he brazenly fired the previous week. But one name on his list appeared to be ahead of the others: former Sen. Joe Lieberman, the onetime Democrat who was Vice President Al Gore’s running mate in the 2000 presidential campaign.