WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US President Donald Trump is considering former FBI Deputy Director John Pistole to be the bureau’s next chief, US media reported on Tuesday.
Trump is expected to meet Pistole at the White House on Tuesday afternoon, USA Today reported, citing his former colleague.
Pistole then ran the Transportation Security Administration from 2010-2014, before taking a position as president of a small university.
Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on May 10. Among those reportedly being considered to replace him are the acting director, Andrew McCabe, and Ken Wainstein, who was a homeland security advisor to President George W. Bush.