Trump’s Pick to Lead the FBI Will Be Critical to Restoring the Organization’s Reputation

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Trump’s selection to lead the FBI will inherit a heavy burden to restore the organization’s reputation.


The fall of now former FBI Director James Comey was due in large part to his loss of trust by the bureau’s boots on the ground. And though debate about the way his firing was handled continues, one thing is certain- that in order to regain its credibility and morale, it will be incumbent for the next director to have an appreciation and experience for the work and mission being carried out by our nation’s most elite law enforcement organization. Who do you think it should be?

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Brandon Blackburn
Brandon Blackburn is a Senior OpsLens Contributor and former CIA Counterterrorism Officer with a journalism degree from the University of Missouri and an MBA with a concentration in International Business. During his time with the CIA, Brandon served multiple tours in the Middle East, to include Iraq and Jordan, and in Afghanistan. Brandon consults with businesses and media on national security related issues with his consulting firm B4B Enterprises. Blackburn is also a consulting producer for Live PD on A&E. He can be followed on Twitter @Bran_Blackburn.

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