NEW YORK (WTNH) — Coming off of the heels of the James Comey Hearings on Thursday, June 8, 2017, News 8 spoke with former Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman at a midtown Manhattan law firm where the Senator now works. Lieberman was once a front-runner as the FBI Director who would replace Comey. The Senator spoke about the moment that he received the phone call, consideration of the role, thoughts on President Trump‘s progress in his presidency and more.
The Senator on whether he would have agreed to the job if President Trump needed an answer that moment:
About the moment he received a phone call from President Trump asking him to consider the FBI Director role:
In regards to what the FBI Director role entailed and the responsibility Senator Lieberman would have been tasked with:
How well does Senator Lieberman really know Comey and President Trump?:
About the midtown Manhattan law firm that Senator Lieberman now works for and their ties to President Trump:
In his opinion, is President is in any legal trouble or whether he is involved in any obstruction of justice:
Senator Lieberman on why he thinks President Trump was elected:
How well is President Trump doing? Senator Lieberman also gave his opinion on the travel ban as well as the Paris Climate Agreement:
Bonus: Senator Lieberman reminisces about spending time with News 8’s Chief Political Correspondent, Mark Davis.