He will attempt to appoint someone who he hopes will make the whole Russia thing go away. He may well appoint someone who makes J.Edgar Hoover look like a paragon of fairness, objectivity, and justice. Don't be surprised if the FBI is gutted of agents, and new, unqualified pro Trump agents are brought in en masse.
Does anyone know if the new FBI Director has to be confirmed by 60% of the Senate or just 51%? I'm not sure if the "nuclear option" employed to confirm Gorsuch applies to just Supreme Court nominees or everyone.