Andrew McCabe Claims ’25th Amendment’ Remarks ‘Taken Out of Context’

Breitbart | 2/15/2019 | Staff
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Fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe denied participating in “extended” discussions about a proposal to remove President Donald Trump’s using the 25th Amendment, his spokesperson said in a statement Friday.

“Certain statements made by Mr. McCabe, in interviews associated with the release of his book, have been taken out of context and misrepresented,” Melissa Schwartz, a spokesperson for McCabe, said. “To clarify, at no time did Mr. McCabe participate in any extended discussions about the use of the 25th Amendment, nor is he aware of such discussions.”

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“He was present and participated in a discussion that included a comment by Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein regarding the 25th Amendment,” the statement continued. “This anecdote was not included in The Threat, Mr. McCabe has merely confirmed a discussion that was initially reported elsewhere.”

In an interview with 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley, McCabe confirmed discussions were held on “whether the vice president and a majority of the Cabinet could be brought together to remove the president of the United States under the 25th Amendment.”

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“[McCabe] is the very first person involved in these meetings who has come out and spoken publicly,” Pelley said in a Thursday appearance on CBS This Morning. “They were counting noses, they were not asking cabinet members whether they would vote for or against removing...
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