President Trump to meet 4 candidates for FBI director: Spicer

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, May 17 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday will interview four candidates for the position of director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters.

Spicer, who was aboard Air Force One with Trump, said the president would meet with acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating, former Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman and former senior FBI official Richard McFeely.

The position was left vacant after Trump fired James Comey.

Names floated as possible replacements for Comey:

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Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe

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Former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating  

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FBI Executive Assistant Director Richard McFeely

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Former Congressman Mike Rogers (R-MI) 

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Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)

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Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe

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FBI Criminal Cyber, Response ad Services Branch Executive Assistant Director Paul Abbate

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Former NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly

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Former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson

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Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers

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Former Prosecutor Michael Garcia

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Federal Judge Henry Hudson

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Former head of the Transportation Security Administration John Pistole

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(Reporting By Ayesha Rascoe)

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