FBI Director Says He Was Just Kidding About Hiring Potheads

You are freaking out, man.

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal Tuesday, FBI director James Comey discussed loosening its zero-tolerance policy for hiring potheads.


“A lot of the nation’s top computer programmers and hacking gurus are also fond of marijuana,” Comey said. “I have to hire a great work force to compete with those cyber criminals and some of those kids want to smoke weed on the way to the interview.”

At a Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, Comey told Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, who was unamused, he was a joking. Comey said he “waxed philosophic and funny.”

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